Americans’ Splash Out Over $22B During Sales

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now been and gone, shopping results have been analysed and recorded from comScore. Surprisingly enough sales within stores and particularly online have increased from last year, even though we keep getting told we are in the middle of a recession. When figures were compared with the same period last year, online sales had alone increased by at least 12% and as comScore concluded, an overall figure was in the region of $21.95 billion.

During two of the biggest shopping days of the year mentioned above, shoppers were inclined to want to make their money stretch a little further consequently looking for the best bargains online, from stores such as Target.com, Best Buy.com and of course Walmart.com.

Just on Black Friday alone, internet retailers as Mashable reported saw an increase of 15.9% year over year on figure growth. Cyber Monday within 24 hours, had racked up a grand total of $1 billion if not more in online sales.

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