This Week in eCommerce Data: December 3rd, 2021
- This Week in eCommerce Data
Welcome to the 79th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at Cyber Monday disappointment, Thanksgiving sales, and ecommerce messaging! Plus, other ecommerce news from elsewhere!
Key ecommerce data
Sales for Cyber Monday dropped for the first time ever this year, with businesses taking in $10.7 billion.
in year-on-year ecommerce sales during Thanksgiving Day, with sales reaching $6.9 billion.
94% of first orders
from retail merchants included product images, with Square now making it easier for sellers to take high-quality product photos from a mobile and syncing them to the item catalog.
in out-of-stock messages on ecommerce websites during November when compared to January 2020.
of Black Friday sales were gobbled up by Amazon, with popular purchases including Apple AirPods, Fire TV sticks, and the Revlon Hair Dryer.
Between $843 and $859 billion
the forecasted value of retail sales in November and December, according to the National Retail Federation.
the amount raised in series A funding by the digital marketplace Meru, which has ambitions of being Latin America’s Alibaba.
the value of the European online marketplace, with 50% of shoppers using them.