According to an Infoworld report on Y! news, online shopping increased 24 percent over the previous year, with consumers spending $102.1 billion in 2006, topping the $100 billion mark for the first time in history.
As predicted, Cyber Monday (nov. 27, 2006) was not the busiest online shopping day of the year, as a total of eleven other days saw higher spending.
The top three spending days of the holiday season were:
- Dec. 13th – $666.9 million
Dec. 11th – $660.8 million
Dec. 4th – $647.5 million