Cyber Monday, History [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thousands of online retailers will discount their stock for Cyber Monday — the online version of Black Friday — now in its sixth year.

Last year, Cyber Monday sales topped $1 billion in the United States, making it the biggest day for online retail to date. Yet many businesses are increasingly discounting their goods on Black Friday as well — and consumers are responding. Online sales this past Friday were up 25% compared to last year, according to an IBM survey of 500 retailers.

For a look at Cyber Monday’s inception and how the movement has grown during the past half decade, check out the infographic below.

 

~[via  YouNeverLose.com]

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