December 3, 2013
Shopping mania continues this year as well around Thanksgiving and on Black Friday in stores. According to National Retail Federation, Black Friday shopping grew a little, rising to over 92 Mn people in 2013 from almost 89 Mn people last year. According to Yahoo, searches for the term ‘Black Friday’ spiked by 1013% in November.
There is still a debate about Ecommerce and its impact on sales around Thanksgiving and on Black Friday. So we thought of delving a bit deeper into it.
Despite all this growth, online purchases remain a very small portion of retail sales said Bill Martin founder of ShopperTrak. More than 90% of all United States retail commerce still takes place in physical stores he added.
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