As per Shopify tweet, today #blackfriday was very successful and covid 19 truly increased e-commerce overall in the world.

Independent businesses hit $2.4 billion in #BlackFriday sales globally.

THAT’S A 75% GROWTH IN SALES FROM LAST YEAR

Black Friday On Shopify

Black Friday on Shopify 2020

This year, we set out on a carbon-emission-offset-mission and well, on #BlackFriday alone, we offset 20,000+ TONNES of carbon emissions from the delivery of every order placed on Shopify’s platform

Black Friday on Shopify 2020

Meanwhile, the average cart price globally was $90.70 – an increase of 11% from last year. What was in your cart this year?

Black Friday on Shopify 2020

New York City

London
LA was the top-selling cities worldwide for merchants on Black Friday with the top-selling countries including
US
UK
Canada
Australia
Germany

More people shopped on their phones and tablets this year with mobile sales making up 67% compared to 33% of sales made on desktop. *gets shady screen time notification*

Black Friday on Shopify 2020

Oh and speaking of shopping – customers were all about apparel and accessories, health and beauty, and home and garden this year as the hottest selling categories

Black Friday on Shopify 2020

Looking for more data???? (of course, you are) Follow along, all weekend long: datastories.shopify.com.

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Marko Tiosavljevic

Marko is an IT and eCommerce expert for over 10 years, he is CEO of the Cloud Industry and an occasional writer on the blog. He writes about technology, e-commerce, analytics, big data, cryptocurrency

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