Moreover, Cyber Monday kicks off today and CTA estimates 49.4 million US adults (20%) will shop today, a new record.
"Thanksgiving has now established itself as one of the more important online buying days of the holiday season, while Black Friday also continues to gain in importance online - this year becoming the third biggest online desktop spending day of all-time after Cyber Monday 2015 and 2014".
Not only that Target is offering the 15 percent off online, but also storewide.
During the holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the day afterward known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and buy online.
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Black Friday became the first day in retail history to drive over one billion dollars in mobile revenue and jumping 33% over a year ago according to Adobe. As per report, Walmart reported 70 percent of website traffic on Thanksgiving Day were from mobile, while Target made 60 percent of Thanksgiving sales through mobile transactions. To Bishop, the convenience of online shopping is worth more than finding the best deal.
Research firm comScore had predicted online spending on Cyber Monday will jump to $3.5 billion from $3.12 billion previous year. Gross merchandise volume of items sold by third-party sellers more than doubled from past year.
While a majority of the Black Friday weekend is focused on sales, some brands within the active lifestyle industry (which tend to see more business after the rush) focused more on marketing. Of those, 76% shopped in physical stores and 57% shopped online (some did both). Thanksgiving Day online sales were just shy of the $2 billion at $1.93 billion, an 11.5% increase from past year. And 23% have yet to begin holiday shopping at this point, up from 19% previous year, according to the NRF. "With winter weather firmly here in many parts of the USA, we believe sales trends should sequentially improve over the coming weeks in December".
According to IBM, this holiday season is already showing signs of significant growth with the company driving record levels of engagement with customers online and via mobile. While the former is a shopping event shared by brick and mortar retailers and online shops alike, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week are sales events that are held only by online stores.