On-line Holiday Sales Set New Records
Tuesday December 15th On-line sales set a new daily record of $913 million dollars! This increase helped the sales for the season rise to a 4% increase over last year. This brings the holiday sales total to $29.1 Billion in sales. Amazon.com’s peak day of sales was December 14th with customers ordering over 9.5 million items globally at a record breaking 110 items per second. Barnes & Noble's e-commerce sales were up 17% over last year while in store sales were down 5.4%.