Target website goes down on Cyber Monday

(WISH) — It’s a retailer’s worst nightmare on one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.

Target’s website went down during Cyber Monday shopping Monday morning. The retail giant attributed it to high traffic.

“So sorry, but high traffic’s causing delays,” said a message, in part, when shoppers tried reaching

The site remained down as of 10:40 a.m.

The National Retail federation expects 121 million people to shop online Monday, and that’s down just a bit from last year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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