Is Black Friday Becoming An Online Event?

Is Black Friday Becoming An Online Event?

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, Americans have officially entered the 2015 holiday shopping season. However, the latest statistics show consumers may not be leaving the house to shop on Black Friday. Analysts estimate Internet retailers raked in $11 billion in online sales between Thanksgiving Day and today. This represents a 15% increase in sales figures over last year. So… it appears Black Friday and Cyber Monday are essentially merging. Nobody wants to brave the crowds when you can shop from the comfort of your living room.

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