"Our teams are currently working on the fix and we apologize for the inconvenience and will provide an update as soon as possible," the company said in a separate tweet with dozens of deals across the country worked properly and posted pictures of long lines.
"America comes to a standstill," a Minnesota journalist said on Twitter. "Every single register in Richfield [Target] has failed."
Employees at three different locations in Georgia told CNN that the registries had been offline for about 45 minutes from 1
The system issue occurred on busy weekend for buyers before Father's Day on Sunday.
It is not clear how many target stores were affected or what caused the outage. The company's corporate office did not immediately respond to requests for details about this issue.
Target has 1,800 locations in the US and a presence in India.