Bestbuy.com was down this morning for about an hour. Best Buy has issued a statement revealing the cause, but now as of 16:30 CT the bestbuy.com is down again.
BestBuy.com is down again. Best Buy was down this morning already.
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Update: Best Buy is finally up again.
Best Buy has issued a statement earlier explaining what happened: "A concentrated spike in mobile traffic triggered issues that led us to shut down BestBuy.com in order to take proactive measures to restore full performance. Our consumers can return to BestBuy.com in the next several hours to take advantage of today’s door busters."
BestBuy.com was fully operational again, but as of 16:30 CT the online store is down again.
This is going to hurt the bottom line. I cannot imagine that there is crazy traffic on Black Friday afternoon. Most of the best Black Friday deals are sold out already. I assume Best Buy has a software issue somewhere on their platform, maybe mobile access related.
The Best Buy "We'Re Sorry" outage page is really pretty. Someone took quite some time to prepare that graphics. Did Best Buy anticipate website problems?
While Bestbuy.com is down head over to Amazon. They seem to be always up and running.
When it is back you can buy some of the newly aded doorbuster deals released today (see below) and the iPad Air 2 deals saving $100.
See all new Best Buy Black Friday deals below.
New Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals Nov. 28
More than 1,000 Best Buy stores in 47 states will opened at 5pm local time on Thanksgiving, Nov. 27. Nearly all stores will remain open until 1am local time on Friday. Best Buy Stores will reopen at 8am local time on Nov. 28 and close at 10pm that day. Best Buy will hand out tickets up to 2 hours before the store opening on Thanksgiving Day and tickets will be handed out up to 1 hour before the stores open on Black Friday.
Best Buy has offered great online Black Friday deals all week long and continues to be a great destination to score the best Black Friday deals on the actual Black Friday 2014.
The Best Buy Black Friday sale is again great to buy TV, laptop and Apple deals. The number of Best Buy Black Friday TV deals is staggering. We have created an extra Best Buy Black Friday TV Guide in addition to this Top Deals guide.
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The exclusive Top 100 Black Friday 2014 Deals List is here. Cut the time to find the best Black Friday 2014 deals and take a look at the best 100 Black Friday deals you can buy in Black Friday 2014 Sales.