Sainsbury's web site struggles to cope with Christmas demand

Sooraj Shah
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Some 58 per cent of the site's visitors could not load Christmas page earlier this month

The supermarket giant Sainsbury's web site has struggled to cope with an increase in demand in the run-up to the Christmas period according to statistics from internet monitoring firm Keynote Systems....

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