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Interesting Facts About Cyber Monday

For many of us, Cyber Monday is an annual tradition. However, this recently created annual tradition has a history that may surprise you. Read more on the history of Cyber Monday and find out some fun facts in this infographic.

Cyber Monday Facts

Key Points

    History of Cyber Monday

    • In 2005, Shop.org named the Monday after Thanksgiving "Cyber Monday" to reflect how Americans are shopping.
    • The New York Times initially pooh-poohed the idea, calling it another "named shopping holiday," and hoped it wouldn't catch on.
    • In 2014, Cyber Monday sales were over a billion.

    This Years Top Products for Cyber Monday

    Fun Facts

    • 25% of Cyber Monday shoppers buy electronics or computers
    • Cyber Monday began because people were using their fast work connections to shop online.
    • By 2012, nearly half of the shoppers used home computers.
    • In 2014 42% of traffic came from a mobile phone or tablet
    • Cyber Monday offers those who hate getting to stores and fighting crowds a better alternative.
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