Black Friday is so named because it’s typically the time that stores start earning a profit, or going from the red “into the black”. To celebrate to sales explosion the guys over at StrangeLoopNetworks created this infographic containing Black Friday sales data from the holiday period and some distressing facts about slow sites.
- $96,000,000,000 – the amount spent ONLINE by shoppers during the 2012 holiday season.
- $123 per order by tablet users. 21% more than their laptop and smartphone toting counterparts.
- 8/10 – amount of carts abandoned during the holiday season.
- $658,000,000 – amount of revenue lost to online business owners due to website slowdowns.