As online retailers are witnessed strong Black Friday results, Google is reporting that there was a surge in online shopping searches with "Black Friday" on Thanksgiving day and the Friday after the holiday. Searches with the term "Black Friday" were up by more than 20%, year over year, according to Google. Searches for "black friday sales" and "black friday ads" were both up by more than 50%, year over year.
Thanksgiving brought record online retail sales for the holiday, with spending up 39.3 percent over Thanksgiving 2010. And today, IBM Coremetrics data shows a 24.3 percent growth in online sales on Black Friday compared to the same ... Read Post
After an impressive day for online sales on Thanksgiving, Black Friday online shopping appears to be strong as well. According to IBM's Benchmark service, an ongoing measurement that covers some 500 of the largest online retailers i... Read Post