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December 1, 2013

Thanksgiving now at billion dollar shopping day,as eCommerce shopping exceeds $1.06billion

 
This statistic shows the retail e-commerce spending on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States from 2008 to 2012. On Cyber Monday 2011 which took place on November 28, online spending reached 1.25 billion U.S. dollars.

This statistic shows the retail e-commerce spending on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States from 2008 to 2012. On Cyber Monday 2011 which took place on November 28, online spending reached 1.25 billion U.S. dollars.





The 2013 Thanksgiving online sales today crossed  a major benchmark one billion  to record $1.06billion in the U.S., according to Adobe, which analyzed 180 million visits to more than 1,000 U.S. retail websites.

Thanksgiving online sales came in at $1.06 billion in the U.S., according to Adobe Systems, which analyzed 180 million visits to more than 1,000 U.S. retail websites..


Thanksgiving Day revenue for leading online retailers rose nearly 40% from last year, e-commerce firm Monetate said in a separate sales report. The totals reflected this year's rare convergence of the holiday with the first night of Hannukah.

Among the  devices that aided online shopping this year to reach the major milestone was the increases included a 73.6% rise in revenue from shoppers using tablets, a 50.7% rise in sales to smartphone users and a 39.8% increase in revenues via laptop and desktop computers, said Pennsylvania-based Monetate, which based the findings on data from nearly 30 million online shopping sessions.