Target’s Missoni exclusive collection creates craze in stores and online - website STILL down!

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There’s Black Friday, then there’s Target Tuesday.

In a scene that was reminiscent of the shopping frenzy that typically comes on the day after Thanksgiving, Target’s website crashed several times throughout the day and more than a hundred shoppers lined up at many of its stores early in the morning on Tuesday for a sale of limited offerings of its Missoni for Target collection of bikes, luggage, clothes and housewares.

The 400-piece line made by the Italian luxury knitwear designer Missoni exclusively for the cheap chic retailer features its trademark zigzag patterns for between $2.99 for stationary and $599.99 for patio furniture — a fraction of the price of the designer’s real duds that can go for $595 to $1,500.

“This was Missoni mayhem,” said Joshua Thomas, a Target spokesman. “This is unprecedented.”

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Comments (5)

mongofrye (L2)
Sep 14, 2011
seriously? is this a joke. Thank God its sold out so my wife can't buy any of that ugly (still overpriced) crap for my house :)
stewdogsmom (L1)
Sep 15, 2011
my thoughts exactly!! their patterns are horrendous!
csirtere (L2)
Sep 15, 2011
Would have done it for resale maybe...
omegafemale (L5)
Sep 13, 2011
daily deal and sample pages are working but little else :(
glwrks (L5)
Sep 13, 2011
Heard that on the news...I think they just fixed it though.

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