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Stores were emptier this year than last all around, with in-store traffic on Cyber Monday dropping 7 percent, a significantly larger decrease than the 2 percent drop in 2017, according ShopperTrak.
But online sales on Cyber Monday broke records, with a total $7.9 billion spent, a 19.3 percent increase from last year, according to Adobe Analytics. It was the single largest online shopping day of all time in the United States, thanks to a nearly 56 percent surge in mobile transactions.
Black Friday in-store traffic also decreased 1.2 percent, adding to 2017’s 2.3 percent decrease, according to the retail tracking company.
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