Best Buy’s website trips on traffic



By Leslie Brooks Suzakamo, St. Paul Pioneer Press

Best Buy says its website got tripped up Monday, Nov.19, trying to calculate some of the sales taxes on Black Friday specials that it offers online ahead of time for its Reward Zone customers, and that caused long waits in the online checkout lines.

“The site continued to perform well in terms of traffic,” Best Buy spokeswoman Amy Von Walter said, emphasizing that the website never crashed.”

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