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John Lewis's website has crashed as it was overwhelmed with shoppers looking for an online deal on Black Friday.
John Lewis apologised to customers in a statement to ITV News.
There are record levels of demand for our website today and for some people it is taking longer than normal to shop on johnlewis.com. We apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused.
Currys PC World has reportedly clocked up online sales of 30 TVs a minute during this year's Black Friday sales event.
The electrical retailer said it had had its "biggest ever start to Black Friday with seven million visitors to the site this week already".
Stuart Ramage, E-Commerce Director at Currys PC World, said:"We’ve seen unprecedented demand online with a 53% increase in hourly web traffic and across the country we’ve seen customers queuing from before the stores open – everyone’s in good spirits and things are running smoothly.”