Cyber Monday 'could break Black Friday sales records'

Retailers embrace biggest day for online shopping with hundreds of deals on toys and games.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
00cyb.jpg

The mayhem of Black Friday may have come to an end, but the sale season is far from over, as online retailers entice the frugal with hundreds of deals to mark Cyber Monday.

Online giant, Amazon recorded its busiest day ever on Black Friday on Friday, November 28th with 5.5m orders, selling on average 64 items per second.

However, the firm has now forecast that today’s sales could break this record as the site launched hundreds of Cyber Monday deals.

Billed as the biggest day for online trade in the calendar year, Cyber Monday is the digital hangover of the US tradition, Black Friday.

To celebrate, Amazon will release new offers every ten minutes across its range of products, including toys and gifts.

Meanwhile, The Early Learning Centre is jumping on the tradition, offering 20 per cent off all toys across learning toys, construction, doll’s houses and art and music. The deal will end tomorrow.

In its four day deal bender, Toys R Us is continuing its Black Friday sale through until the end of today, offering up to 50 per cent off its selection of leading toys for this Christmas.

Argos is urging shoppers to ‘hurry’ and grab the last deals in its Black Friday sale that will end tomorrow (Tuesday, December 2nd) and includes its Big Toy Price Drop, offering discounts on hundreds of toys.

The first two Mondays of December tend to be the busiest online shopping days and Experian predicts than consumers will spend £649.6m online today, equating to £451,000 a minute.

Related

Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.

Liberty

UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.