Many people have purchased various products from the great Black Friday shopping sale. But most of the users have used smartphones for the buying process. According to Adobe shopping data, 39% of online Black Friday purchases have been performed with smartphones. Even more, Adobe Analytics data has revealed that Small Business Saturday has broken records with $3.6 billion in online sales. Vivek Pandya, a lead analyst at Adobe, said both large and small retailers similarly had boosted Small Business Saturday. As per the analyst, the weekend amid Black Friday sale and Cyber Monday sale is popping up as a truly beneficial period for e-commerce. He noted that customers are enjoying post-Black Friday deals and are speeding up investment in the pre-roll to Cyber Monday.
Notably, the current year has become the second-largest internet shopping day in history. This time, customers have expended a massive $7.4 billion in online sales. The number is up by $1.2 billion as that of Black Friday 2018. Even more, shoppers have purchased products worth $2.9 billion on Friday, from smartphones. Data from Adobe Analytics reveals that holiday shoppers have spent a global $4.2 billion on Thanksgiving Day. Besides, it has resulted in an aggregate amount of $11.2 billion from two days.
Taylor Schreiner, Principal Analyst & Head of Adobe Digital Insights said, having Christmas on edge, consumers have more and more jumped on their phones. It seems like; buyers have opted for smartphones rather than standing in line. As per the analyst, Cyber Monday is could massively boost sales. Even more, Adobe Analytics has projected that online business will bring $9.4 billion. Adobe also expects that the ongoing shopping festival accounts for 20% of the $143.8 billion in online commerce. Up to now, the list of trending items in virtual stores includes Frozen 2, NERF, and Paw Petrol toys. It also includes video games like FIFA 20, Madden 20, and Nintendo Switch.