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December 7, 2013

2013 Cyber Monday among the Biggest Shopping day in US

U.S. shoppers made Cyber Monday the biggest online shopping day in history with a  20.6 percent increase in online sales.  Cyber Monday also capped the highest five­day  online sales period on record – from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday – which  grew 16.5 percent over the same period in 2012.  

Cyber Monday 2013 Compared to Cyber Monday 2012:
• Online Sales Set New Record: Cyber



Monday online sales grew by 20.6  percent over 2012.  Average order value was $128.77, down 1 percent year­ over­year. 



• Top Five Cities for Cyber Sales:  New York took the top spot for total online 


Rretail sales on Cyber Monday.  Rounding out the top five were Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta.   


 Mobile Shopping Soars: Mobile traffic grew to 31.7 percent of all online traffic, 
increasing by 45 percent over 2012.
  

Mobile sales were also strong, exceeding 17 percent of total online sales, an increase of 55.4 percent year­over­year

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 Smartphones Browse, Tablets Buy:  Smartphones drove 19.7 percent of all 
online traffic compared to tablets at 11.5 percent, making it the browsing device
of choice.

 When it comes to making the sale, tablets drove 11.7 percent of all
online sales, more than double that of smartphones, which accounted for 5.5 

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