Report: This Black Friday was the biggest Ever!

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Posted 14 days ago

According to a new report, this Black Friday was the biggest ever for online and brick & mortar.


Americans spent more money Black Friday shopping in 2019 than ever before.

Both online and in-store sales figures increased over last year as consumers grow more comfortable with shopping on their smartphones and tablets.

Brick and mortar sales were up 4.2% over last year, according to an annual holiday spending report from First Data, now Fiserv, Inc.

The financial technology company also found that shoppers were willing to travel for a discount: A quarter of consumers traveled more than 25 miles to visit a physical store.

The report suggests that electronics, appliances, sporting goods and clothing were the must-have items. Electronics and appliances accounted for $214 per transaction on average, while shoppers spent $101 on sporting goods and $81 on shoes and clothing.

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