Black Friday Online Sales Surge to New Records With Mobile Pushing Fastest

Smartphones sales break all record this year.

Deal-hungry customers spent as much as $1 million per minute on the Internet at the height of Black Friday, e-commerce platform Shopify said.

Shares of retailers such as Macy's Inc and Wal-Mart were up on Monday following a promising start to the holiday season and ahead of what is expected to be the largest US online shopping day in history.

That marks a 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with Black Friday 2016, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights, which tracks 80% of online spending at America's 100 largest retail websites. Amazon did not provide sales figures for the entire day. This bodes well for Cyber Monday and the remainder of the holiday season, as consistent growth of approximately 18% would be a good haul for most retailers.

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According to Adobe Analytics, which measures 100 of the largest retailers in the USA, retailers raked in US$7.9 billion on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, with Cyber Monday expected to bring in another US$6.6 billion.

ShopperTrak senior executive Brian Field released a statement on the debate over the decline in in-store retail shopping. Shoppers started lining up as early as 5:45 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Retailers must offer a quality mobile experience, as smartphones are now leading all devices in traffic. But Salesforce, surveying the signs so far, claims that "when it comes to holiday shopping, shoppers now overwhelmingly choose digital".

Cyber Monday will be biggerAdobe predicts Cyber Monday will be the largest American online shopping day in history.

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