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