Overall, for the period beginning November 1 and ending December 9, digital retail sales were up 9%.
Desktop retail e-commerce sales grew by 10% year-over-year on Green Monday (the Monday with at least 10 days until Christmas – typically the second Monday of December) to reach $1.4 billion.
This year’s Cyber Monday set new records, with numerous researchers proclaiming it to be the biggest e-commerce spending day in US history.
2013 Cyber Monday was the biggest day in e-commerce history. Online sales rose 18 percent compared to Cyber Monday 2012.
Just over one-third of the mothers polled planned to do at least half of their seasonal buying on the Web on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday.
This infographic from Offerpop via AllFacebook illustrates how people use mobile and social media during the holiday shopping season.
In March 2013, according to IBM, the iPad passed the iPhone as the largest driver of mobile traffic to retail sites.
93% of major online retailers sent their subscribers at least one promotional email on Cyber Monday (November 26), making it the busiest email marketing day of 2012.
Christmas Day 2012 saw a 27% increase in online traffic to the top 500 retail sites compared to 2011.
MediaMind’s platform served 46.2% more standard mobile banner, video and rich media impressions on Cyber Monday in 2012 than 2011.