Cyber Monday Results

By Exclusive Concepts Blog Team

Cyber Monday topped Black Friday in online shopping. Here are the numbers:

E-commerce sites had 15% more traffic on Cyber Monday than on Black Friday

27.7 million people shopped online on Monday

Top shopping sites:
eBay led the way with 9.48 million hits on Friday and 11.67 million on Monday

Amazon came in second with 4.64 million hits on Friday and 5.58 million on Monday

Wal-Mart Stores was third with 3.40 million Friday and 3.10 million on Monday
(from MediaPost)

The term “Cyber Monday?? was coined just this year by the National Retail Federation, but a Google search already comes up with over 6 million instances of the term on the web.

Visits to online retail sites on Monday increased 50% compared to a month ago and 20% compared to the previous Monday
(from InternetRetailer)

Non-travel spending online rose 26% compared to last year, reaching $485 million (comScore)

comScore also estimates that non-travel online spending will exceed $19 billion in November and December this year, 24% more than in 2004.

Based on Friday and Monday searches, says the hottest gifts this year are:
• Apple iPod Nano
• Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera
• Casio Triple Sensor Pathfinder Watch
• Dyson DCO7 Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner
• Garmin Global Positioning System Receiver
• Humax T800 TiVo Video Recorder (80-hour)
• LeapFrog Leapster Children`s Multimedia Learning System
• Leather Hobo Handbag
• Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
• Panasonic 42 inch HDTV Plasma TV
(from InternetRetailer)