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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mongofrye
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 :)
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stewdogsmom
Sep 15, 2011
my thoughts exactly!! their patterns are horrendous!
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csirtere
Sep 15, 2011
Would have done it for resale maybe...
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omegafemale
Sep 13, 2011
daily deal and sample pages are working but little else :(
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glwrks
Sep 13, 2011
Heard that on the news...I think they just fixed it though.
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