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San Luis Obispo, Calif. — Shopatron, provider of Cloud-based e-commerce order management, reported record-breaking Cyber Monday sales with a year-over-year GMV increase of 52 percent.
This is according to data collected by Shopatron’s patented Order Exchange, which powers the e-commerce orders for more than 1,000 branded manufacturers and leading multichannel retailers.
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San Jose, Calif. — Cyber Monday sales rose 16 percent year over year to hit a record $2.29 billion, Adobe Digital Index reported.
The company said it was the fifth consecutive day of record online sales, beginning with Thanksgiving.
“Retailers earned 10 percent of their holiday sales in just the last five days, an increase of 26 percent year-over-year,” said Tamara Gaffney, principal analyst for Adobe.
New York – Amazon.com was the most-shopped e-commerce site on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26).
According to Experian Marketing Services, traffic to the No. 1 e-tailer rose 36 percent year over year to nearly 35 million visits, excluding mobile devices.
Second place went to Walmart.com, with a 21 percent spike in traffic, to 18.6 million visits.
Amazon and Walmart.com were also the No. 1 and No. 2 most-shopped retail sites on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, Experian said.
Reston, Va. – Online sales soared 17 percent on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26) to $1.5 billion, marking an all-time, one-day high for the channel.
CE contributed to the bounty as the second-largest gainer of the day, with sales up 24 percent year over year, trailing only digital content and subscriptions (up 28 percent).
Other top-growing categories on Cyber Monday included computer hardware, up 22 percent, and video game hardware and software, up 18 percent.
San Francisco – Walmart.com reported its best day ever on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26).
Top sellers included Double Power’s T-711 touchscreen tablet with Wi-Fi, Garmin’s Nuvi 50 5-inch portable GPS portable navigation device, and an Element-branded 32-inch, 1080p LCD TV, the company said.
Walmart also received a big boost from mobile customers, with online traffic from its mobile apps rising 280 percent year over year.