Lowes' website crashes on Black Friday
- Lowes' website crashed on Black Friday.
- The site was quickly back online.
- Black Friday website crashes plague retailers dealing with heavy traffic from shoppers hunting for deals.
The retailer's website was offline for a period around 11:30 a.m. on Friday morning.The screen read: "The site is currently offline and will be available within the next hour."
By 11:50, the website was back up and running.
Lowes is currently selling a number of Black Friday deals on its website. The retailer kicked off in-store Black Friday deals on Friday at 6 a.m.
Black Friday traffic taking down websites is a common problem for retailers as the holiday shopping season kicks off.under heavy traffic. In 2015, Target had issues with its ecommerce site.