Figures show Cyber Monday still biggest US online sales day
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NEW YORK — Cyber Monday is still on top. Reports from two research firms show that the Monday after Thanksgiving was still the busiest U.S. online shopping day of the holiday season.
Research firm comScore said Wednesday that desktop computer spending on Monday rose 17
Amazon.com was the busiest site, followed by sites for retailers Walmart, Kohl's and Target.
"Overall, we are very encouraged by the recent pickup in spending growth and particularly strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday," comScore CEO Gian Fulgoni said.
Adobe Digital Insights had said Tuesday that Americans spent $3.45 billion online on Cyber Monday. That's up 12.1
Cyber Monday has been the biggest online shopping day of the year since 2010, but other days, particularly the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday, are gaining ground as people have grown more connected online and store spread their deals out and offer them earlier.