Amazon Black Friday Live Video Show Kicked Off

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Amazon Black Friday Live Video Show Kicked Off

"While many feel that Black Friday is mainly an online phenomenon we have had a very busy day, with shoppers making the most of the special deals on offer from our brands throughout the centre".

The team at Cyber Monday Hero scans prices of popular products across the web to find the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for shoppers each year. Black Friday has evolved from an in-store only event to one of the biggest online shopping events.

Cyber Monday began in 2005 as a way to promote online retail, and the annual shopping day has grown from year-to-year. Sure - there were plenty of lines at many stores in the pre-dawn hours, but the day has calmed down as those seeking door busters were replaced by less urgent, more purposeful customers, according to reports.

The 23andMe DNA test is one of the top-selling items on Amazon.com on Black Friday.

American consumers spent US$30.39 billion online between November 1 and 22, according to Adobe Analytics data, which covers 80 per cent of transactions made with the country's 100 largest e-retailers.

The US National Retail Federation is projecting that sales for November and December will rise 3.6% to 4% this year, compared to a 4% increase last year.

The real victor so far this season is mobile.

Shoppers placed 48 percent more orders on phones on Thanksgiving Day, surpassing computers for the first time ever and accounting for 61 percent of total traffic.

So in what amounts to a preview of my game of the year post that will go up some time next month, I've collected the best deals on the year's best games from a variety of retailers and digital storefronts.

It's hard to say categorically which day is better for discounts because the answer depends on what you're looking to buy. In fact, smartphones account for just under half of all e-commerce traffic this year. A massive amount WowWee Fingerlings are in stock and now the Black Friday live video show has launched on the Amazon Black Friday Deals Page.

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