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US Black Friday: Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

US retailers raked in a record $7.9 billion in online sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving

Reuters  |  Chicago 

Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms. US retailers raked in a record $7.9 billion in online sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, up 17.9 percent from a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics, which measures transactions at the largest 100 U.S. web retailers, on Saturday. Adobe said Cyber Monday is expected to drive $6.6 billion in internet sales, which would make ...

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First Published: Sun, November 26 2017. 15:54 IST
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