Cyber Monday statistics
72 million consumers will shop online this year on Cyber Monday. According to: BIGresearch for Shop.org
More than half (54.5 percent) of office workers with Internet access, or 68.5 million people, will shop for holiday gifts from work this year, up substantially from 50.7 percent in 2006 and 44.7 percent in 2005.
Men are more likely to shop from work than women (57.3 percent vs. 51.7 percent) and young adults 18-24 years old are more likely to shop there than any other age group (72.9 percent).
Many retailers offered one-day sales (28.9 percent) and free shipping on all purchases (24.7 percent) today.
72.2 percent of online retailers are planning a special promotion for Cyber Monday, up from 42.7 percent just two years ago.
More than 550 online retailers post holiday promotions and special savings on cybermonday.com