Thanksgiving, Black Friday Tally More Than $1 Billion Each In Online Sales

U.S., desktop retail e-commerce shoppers spend more than $1 billion each on both Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to numbers from comScore released over the weekend. According to comScore--which tracks online and other shopping and Internet traffic numbers--online shoppers spent $1.096 billion on Thanksgiving, and $1.65 billion on Black Friday, both a rise from last year. Thanksgiving sales were up 9 percent, and Black Friday sales were up 10 percent versus 2014. comScore said that more than $23.4 billion has been spent online so far for the first 27 days of the November to December holiday season. comScore said it is expecting to see around $2.5 billion in spending today, on Cyber Monday. Image courtesy Bigstock.