Thanksgiving, Black Friday See More Than $1 Billion Each In Ecommerce Sales

U.S., desktop retail e-commerce spending on Thanksgiving and Black Friday both totaled more than $1 billion each, according to numbers from comScore released over the weekend. According to comScore, online shoppers spent $1.096 billion on Thanksgiving, and $1.65 billion on Black Friday, both a rise from last year. Thanksgiving sales were up 9 percent, and Black Friday sales were up 10 percent versus last year. comScore said it has tallied $23.4 billion online so far for the first 27 days of the November to December holiday season. comScore said it is expecting to see around $2.5 billion in spending today, on Cyber Monday. Image courtesy Bigstock.