Black Friday Sales Break Records

November 29, 2011 in Daily Bulletin


According to the USA Today, this years Black Friday weekend topped the previous sale records. More people shopped this weekend, and those that shopped spent more money than they did last year. For yesterday, Cyber Monday, this was a good sign. Last year more money was spent online on Cyber Monday than any other day of the year, and it was set up for the same result. A couple of figures from the article:

  • Sales on Black Friday weekend rose 7 billion dollars from last year to 52 billion this year
  • On average, people spent 400 dollars this weekend
  • Around 123 million people planned to shop on Cyber Monday
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Source: USA Today