ShopperTrak says total in-store sales b/w Thanksgiving and Sunday rose 1 pct versus last yr year while the # of visits to stores fell 4 pct
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. online sales are expected to hit $2 billion (£1.2 billion) on “Cyber Monday,” for the first time since the data firm comScore began tracking such information.
Monday’s 20 percent increase is expected to come even after many consumers shopped earlier because retailers began offering online discounts on Sunday to compete with each other and online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. online sales are expected
to hit $2 billion on “Cyber Monday,” for the first time since
the data firm comScore has been tracking such information.
A 20 percent increase is expected to come even after many
consumers shopped earlier when retailers started offering their
“Cyber Monday” deals on Sunday.
NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Earlier than usual online
holiday discounts are expected to dampen today’s Cyber Monday
sales in the United States.
To compete with each other and powerhouse Amazon.com Inc
, many U.S. retailers began offering some of the
season’s best online deals, which were traditionally reserved
for the Monday after Thanksgiving, several days ago.