In November 15, 2010 Gallup reported poll results pointing to the average American household spending 12.9 percent more on Christmas gifts in 2010 than in 2009. Online shopping: Black Friday, Cyber Monday
According to NRF estimates, reported in the Wall Street Journal, “consumers spent an average of $398.62 on Black Friday weekend, up 9.1% from last year. Of that, $150.53, or 38%, came from online sales.” ShopperTrak, which monitors in-store visits, said that retail sales rose by almost 7 over last year to about $11.4 billion on Friday. Read about it here > Record-Breaking Black Friday Paves Way For $1 Billion Cyber-Monday.