The newly released annual look at the digital world from online and mobile measurement firm comScore makes it quite clear that retailers better be ...
Online sales for the first 38 holiday shopping days, Nov. 1-Dec. 8, reached $15.58 billion, up 25% from $12.47 billion in the same period a year ago, comScore Networks reports. The season has already had seven days each exceeding $610 million in sales.
Online sales for the first 38 holiday shopping days, Nov. 1-Dec. 8, reached $15.58 billion, up 25% from $12.47 billion in the same period a year ago, comScore Networks Inc. reports. The season has already had seven days each exceeding $610 million in sales.
ComScore is projecting the heaviest online shopping day to occur this week with a single-day sales total of close to $700 million-about $100 million more than last year’s highest-sales day.
“The single-biggest online consumer spending day last year was Monday, Dec., 12 with $556 million spent, but this year we’ve already seen seven days eclipse $600 million,” comScore chairman Gian Fulgoni says. “We expect the heaviest day of this holiday season will occur the week of Dec. 11, with sales that should approach $700 million.” Each weekday from Dec. 4 through Dec. 8 exceeded $610 million, he adds.
Amazon.com leads in online retail sales Nov 1-Dec. 8, followed by Dell.com, Walmart.com, JCP.com, Ticketmaster.com, Apple.com, VictoriasSecret.com, BestBuy.com and CircuitCity.com.
BestBuy.com ranks on top in year-to-year sales growth for the same period, followed by Ticketmaster.com, Walmart.com, CircuitCity.com, VictoriasSecret.com, Amazon.com, JCP.com, Apple.com and Dell.com.