According to an exclusive infographic from Cyber Monday at HSN, “This year, Americans will spend more than $586 billion during the holiday season. Of that, a staggering $96 billion will be spend online as shoppers search for the best deal.”
The Gist Of This Infographic
Whether you choose to camp out overnight or get yourself up and ready early in the morning, you are bound to venture into a mad crowd of dangerous deal-thirsty shoppers on Black Friday. In comparison, Cyber Monday is a stroll through a peaceful park on a splendid summer day. So why is it that shoppers continue to throw themselves out there in the Black Friday wilderness? Why not just stay home and bask in the comfort of a bed or a couch while enjoying the ease of a dozen open tabs?
Based on this comparative infographic, online shopping should be the way to go, and it seems to be where Black Friday trends are headed. We can certainly expect Cyber Monday sales to grow year after year.
Black Friday, Meet Cyber Monday
“Cyber Monday” was created by marketing companies to push people to shop online. The term made its debut when Shop.org issued a press release entitled “‘Cyber Monday Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Online Shopping Days of the Year”.
According to the 2005 eHoliday Mood Study by Shop.org and Bizrate Research, over 75 percent of online retailers claimed a substantial increase in sales on the Monday after the Black Friday weekend. This sparked a trend in Monday-specific online discounts and promotions that we now know as Cyber Monday. (Learn more on Wikipedia)
— Added to the IgDb Infographics Archive (> Source)