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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday 2018 sales

Cyber Monday is estimated to be on track for $7.8 billion in sales today, an 18% YoY increase from 2017. If we hit these numbers, Cyber Monday 2018 will be the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history.

Adobe Analytics tracked billions of data points across their Experience Cloud to see what insights and trends we can find from this year’s holiday online shopping season. Here are the numbers we have so far:

Black Friday sales 2018

Black Friday, November 23, saw a total of $6.2 billion in sales, beating out the predicted growth of $5.9 billion. YoY growth was 23.6% from 2017.

The top 5 products sold were:

  1. Laptops
  2. L.O.L Surprise
  3. Fingerlings
  4. Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee
  5. God of War

Small Business Saturday sales 2018

Saturday, November 24 saw $3.02 billion in sales, a 25.5% YoY increase from last year.

The top 5 products sold were:

  1. Little live pets
  2. Apple iPad
  3. Roku
  4. Nintendo Switch
  5. Red Dead Redemption 2

Together, Friday and Saturday came out to be the biggest online shopping weekend in US history, reaching a grand total of $6.4 billion.

Cyber Monday sales so far 2018

We’re obviously still staying tuned for final numbers on Cyber Monday sales, but so far we know:

  • As of 10am ET, there were $0.531 billion in sales.
  • Cyber Monday is estimated to be on track for $7.8 billion in sales today, an 18% YoY increase from 2017.
  • If we hit these numbers, Cyber Monday 2018 will be the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history.

Other stats to expect for Cyber Monday:

  • Analysts predict that the last few hours, from 7-10pm PST, will bring in as much revenue as an average day.
  • More than $2 billion in online sales are expected to come from smartphones alone.
  • Combined, US shoppers spend 10,000 years shopping on Cyber Monday — enough to build 65,000 single family homes.

Total sales November 1–25, 2018 vs 2017

From November 1 to November 25, 2017, revenue reached $43.5 billion.

For those same dates in 2018, revenue was predicted to reach $49.5 billion.

The actual number for 2018 was $50.62 billion.

Adobe is continuing to update their data in real-time here, and forecasting here.

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