First we started with a Cyber Monday of over $1 Billion which set a new record. The 2011 Cyber Monday was up 22% over the 2010 Cyber Monday. Now Comscore released statistics showing that for the first 34 days of this holiday season spending is just over $19.5 Billion. Comscore tracks the holiday season as beginning on November 1st.
Comparison of First 34 Days
In 2010 the first 34 days saw $17 billion in sales while the same period in 2011 saw $19.5 billion in sales which is up 15%. As you can see all the major days were up in sales also. Thanksgiving day up 18%, Black Friday up 26%, Thanksgiving weekend up 16% and Cyber Monday up 22%.
It is a great time for online sales and online businesses.