Cyber Monday breaks single-day online sales record

Wednesday 30 November 2016 | 10:30 CET | News
Cyber Monday 2016 was the largest online sales day in US history, with sales on 28 November hitting USD 3.45 billion and beating the previous record of USD 3.34 billion spent three days earlier on Black Friday. Figures released by Adobe Digital Insights (ADI) revealed that sales were up 12.1 percent compared to Cyber Monday 2015, with sales over the 24-28 November 2016 holiday period hitting USD 12.81 billion. Adobe said the figures for Cyber Monday indicated that consumers still had more appetite for online shopping despite the incredible volume of online sales on Black Friday.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Adobe Systems
Countries: United States
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