Black Friday Weekend Overall Sales Set Record
The National Retail Federation reported Sunday that shoppers spent a record $52.4 billion over the Black Friday weekend, a 16 percent jump over last year's figure.
The average shopper spent $398.62, NRF said, a figure more than $33 dollars higher than last year. NRF also found that 39.4 percent of consumers who shopped bought electronics, placing the category second behind clothing.
The figures, which are estimated, were from a survey conducted by NRF and Big Research.