Ecommerce websites in America experienced booming business since the start of November 2011. Sales for 2011 Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all Mondays after Thanks Giving Day increased significantly over one year ago. Retailers received orders 24-hours, 7-days, and non-stop during the first eight weeks of November to December 2011.
As per data from comScore, the world’s leading online data cruncher, overall ecommerce spending in America for 2011 increased about 15% from one year ago. During the first 56-days since November 1, 2011, deals hunters and shoppers had charged their debit cards, credit cards, or PayPal accounts for about $35.3 billion, compared to $30.6 billion in 2010.
A new record setting occurred on 2011 Cyber Monday (November 28) as shoppers in America spent $1.25 billion online within one-day alone, compared to 2010 which was totaled $1.03 billion. This was an increase of 22%. The 2011 Cyber Monday is now written in the world’s record book as the biggest online shopping day in history.
The largest percentage increase for one-day spending occurred on 2011 Black Friday, as the day after Thanks Giving Day recorded an increase of 26% in spending versus 2010. Bargain hunters and regular shoppers spent $816 million online this year on Black Friday, compared to one year ago which was totaled $648 million.