We might be in a recession, but early signs indicate Cyber Monday was a success.
If Web traffic translates into online sales, this years holiday season is gearing up to much better than last years – contrary to the doom-and-gloom forecasts for the holiday season.
Traffic to online retail sites today – Cyber Monday – far exceeded last years Cyber Monday traffic. This year, the traffic peaked around 3 p.m. ET, with 6.7 million global visitors per minute – a 46 percent jump over the peak of 4.6 million on Cyber Monday last year. Todays peak traffic also exceeded Black Fridays peak of 5.9 million and Sundays 6.5 million.