Marketing-optimization firm Coremetrics said today sales from Cyber Monday were up, almost 14% from last year.
Other findings for Cyber Monday Coremetrics included:
Consumers spend an average of $180.03 per order this year, compared to $130.24 in 2008, an increase of over 38%.
Consumers bought almost 30% more items per order this year.
Coremetrics said apparel and jewelry retailers enjoyed the “biggest jumps in the average dollar amount consumers spent per online order, up 26.4% and 14.3%, respectively.”
Department stores got 33% percent more customers this year than they did on Cyber Monday 2008.
Cyber Monday is poised to become the biggest day for online retail sales ever.
Online tracking company comScore Inc. estimated that sales could grow 6% to exceed $900 million, a new single-day record.
Coremetrics complied the sales data from its 2,000 online-retail partners, including Macys.com, Office Depot, Nordstrom, and Abercrombie & Fitch.
According to the Wall Street Journal several sites also reported record sales Monday.
Handbag retailer EBags Inc. said that as of 5 p.m., its Cyber Monday sales were up 55.5% over last year.
In a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org, they found that 96.5 million Americans planned to shop online on Cyber Monday, mostly from home, up from 85 million last year.
According to reports Black Friday, traditional referring to brick and mortar sales, were up less just 0.5%.