Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.
It seems as though online shopping is becoming more and more popular. According to the New York Times, After disappointing sales over the Thanksgiving-Black Friday weekend, Americans were going online and buying on Cyber Monday yesterday (December 2nd) to take advantage of special deals for the day. IBM Corp. said in a statement that as […]
After years of being more hype than highlight, Cyber Monday appears on its way to its biggest outing ever. Last year, the Monday after Thanksgiving saw an estimated $1 billion spent online in the United States, making it the biggest e-sales day ever. And analysts said Monday that this year’s “holiday” — the online answer […]
Did you skip the lines on Black Friday? There’s still Cyber Monday — and analysts are expecting an abundance of deals to bring in record online sales this year. Andrew Lipsman, an industry analyst at data tracking firm ComScore, said sales for the one-day shopping event are projected to hit a record $1.2 billion this […]