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US Cyber Monday Sales Jump 17%, Wal-Mart Sales Nearing That Of Amazon


Cyber Monday, the biggest ever internet shopping day where shoppers bargain on electronic, gadgets, phones, and lots more as all shopping are done online with any browseable device. Cyber Monday is estimated to have recorded more sales this year than last year’s as more shoppers use their device to shop rather than shopping in person.

According to Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said that Cyber Monday was expected to generate $6.6 billion in sales up from $5.6 billion a year ago as of 10am EST today, the sales were up to 16.9 per cent to $840 million and revenue from smartphones also jumped to 41 percent over the last year.

Black Friday and Thanksgiving  shoppers spent approximately $7.9 billion and shoppers bought more using their mobile devices, the online promotion during the weekend also inspired the sales of the deals from different online retailers such as Wal-Mart, Amazon, eBay, and lots more giving shoppers wonderful and attractive discount for any product bought  from their online outlet. Adobe collected the data by measuring 80 per cent of all online transactions from all top 500 US retailers. So for all $10 spent at the 500 online outlets, $7.50 goes through the Adobe sales platform.

Amazon.com shares rose up to 0.8 per cent while Wal-Mart dropped down in shares to 0.2 per cent, Marcy’s shares were also dropped to 1.3 per cent, Target and Kohl’s also went lower. Toys were the biggest discounted deals this Monday followed by some deals on television and computers, as reported by Adobe which explained that Wal-Mart stores Inc started their cyber Monday discount at midnight of Monday from black Friday discount sales that were highly demanded by shoppers.

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