40 Shocking Holiday Shopping Stats You’ll Have to See to Believe

Or maybe you’ve heard some of these before?

As consumers prepare to shop, here's a look at some stats about what they'll do. Getty Images

Software company Adobe projects American consumers will spend $5.9 billion online during the upcoming retail bonanza that is Black Friday, which is up from $5 billion last year. Similarly, it estimates retailers will sell another $7.8 billion online for Cyber Monday 2018, which is up from $6.6 billion in 2017. (Although that’s still far less than the $30.8 billion ecommerce platform Alibaba made in 24 hours just a few days ago.)

The Business of Marketing

Don't miss The Business of Marketing, a new series featuring leading c-suite executives sharing insights on the importance of leveraging the intersectionality of marketing, finance, technology, HR and the boardroom to drive business growth. Tune in.

@lisalacy lisa.lacy@adweek.com Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.
@itstheannmarie annmarie.alcantara@adweek.com Ann-Marie Alcántara is a tech reporter for Adweek, focusing on direct-to-consumer brands and ecommerce.
{"channel":"elasticpress","title":"Recommended","post_types":["post","page"],"lineup_id":"54851","since_qty":30,"since_time":"d","until_qty":0,"until_time":"m","q":"","num_posts":0,"vertical":"commerce"}