December 05, 2016 | Updated at 07:03 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Black Friday Deals 2016 Breaks Online Sales with $1B Via Mobile [VIDEO]

Consumers spent billions of dollars for online shopping alone.

By Staff Writer, EnStars on Nov 29, 2016 09:31 AM EST
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Holiday Shoppers Look For Bargains On Black Friday
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 24: A shopper checks out iPads at the Apple Store at the City Creek Center looking for 'Black Friday' deals on November 25, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The day after Thanksgiving, called Black Friday, is typically the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
(Photo : George Frey / Stringer)

Black Friday pulls more shoppers this year. US customers made more than $1.2 billion in purchases using their phones and tablet on Friday. According to Forbes, this is the first time to happen in the retail history that the revenue exceeded $1 billion in one day through mobile shopping alone.

The vast amount of buying and purchasing items took place on the Internet particularly in mobile phones has set the biggest sales record of the year. The retailers have aggressively integrated web bargains into their holiday marketing strategy.

One of the tracking company said that the online driving sales during the Black Friday were high compared to last year's sales. It shows how holiday shoppers snag big discounts and have turned the Internet in record fashion this week.

According to Adobe that tracks online retail transactions, consumers have spent $3.34 billion in online shopping which projects a 21.6 percent increase compare to the same day last year. One of the gadgets that match the Prime Day and Black Friday Prices is the Amazon Echo which will be available for $139.99.

Mobile purchases surged 33 percent which is equivalent to $1.2 billion because shoppers opted to use their mobile devices to dial up and buy deals online. Instead of wading into malls, shoppers turned to online shopping that causes for online sales to rack up from the Thanksgiving Day and the day before.

Black Friday Sales rises to 21 percent to $3.34 billion for the first time. Post-Thanksgiving day shopping day also reached $3 billion in sales. Combining the purchases made during the Thanksgiving, it will rise to $5.27 billion by the end of Black Friday.

In 2015, there are approximately 103 million who shopped online while 102 million went to the mall and bought items in-stores. This year, the Internet had a distinct advantage in term of online shopping because there are more than 108 million shoppers who purchase items electronically. On the other hand, only 99.1 million bought in stores.

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Marvel vs. Capcom 4 Reported To Reveal Captain America And Morrigan

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite: Captani America And Morrigan Confirmed To Be Seen

After a continuous race of speculations, Capcom finally confirms Marvel Vs. Capcom Infine to be unveiled in 2017

Microsoft Cortana

Microsoft's 'Home Hub' Feature: Check Out What Is It And How Does It Work

Microsoft is working on a feature called 'Home Hub' in which Cortana will be always listening. Whole family can access the shared information through this feature.

Pokeville themed cafe opens in Moscow

This Week's Pokemon Sun and Moon Sales Broke All-Time French Records

The game just does not stop rising in popularity. Even now it is still out-selling most other games.

Author/media personality PewDiePie poses for a photo at an book signing.

Pewdiepie Says He Will Delete His Channel At 50 Million Subscribers

Once he reaches the biggest milestone on YouTube he will end it all. He will still continue to work on YouTube though.

Anjelina Jolie & Brad Pitt at 86th Annual Academy Awards

After Brangelina Split: Jolie Seeks Solace From Johnny Depp And Kids Calling ‘Papa John’?

The recent divorce of famous Hollywood couple Brangelina taking twists and turns with every day new gossips emerging in tabloid and on the web. One such false rumor is kids are calling Johnny Depp as a father, and Jolie are in relation with Depp.

Real Time Analytics