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Costco website outage costs millions in sales | Business insider

Due to a website crash on Thanksgiving, Costco lost an estimated $11 million dollars in sales. According to their end-of-year financial statements, they would have received $11,035 in sales per minute. The duration of the crash was 16.5 hours. Angry shoppers stormed Twitter with complaints. Costco alerted customer on their website of the slowdown, and extended all Thanksgiving promotions to November 29th.

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com

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