Shoppers spent a record £1.1bn with UK online retailers on Black Friday, while analysts forecasted another £934m in sales for Cyber Monday.
A new Internet retail record was set on Black Friday, underlining the online shopping revolution, as reported by The Guardian.
Online sales on Black Friday hit £1.1bn, up 36% on the year before, according to data company Experian and trade group IMRG. Several retailers including Amazon and John Lewis reported their “biggest ever day of trading”.
Another £943m was spent on Cyber Monday.
Almost £3.5bn is thought to have been spent in total online by shoppers over the four days from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.