Black Friday Online Spending Up 42%

Despite some website problems at,, and others online retailers saw a 42% increase in sales year over year according to comScore Networks — a Global Internet Information Provider.

Thanksgiving Day visits were also up over 11% compared to last year according to Hitwise.

According to Hitwise:

Wal-Mart drew 18.26% of the market share of visits on the Hitwise index of 100 Web sites, while Best Buy accounted for 8.75%., Circuit City, and Target rounded out the top five for market share on the index, with 8.36%, 6.98%, and 6.06%, respectively.”

More Black Friday stats at ClickZ 

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