Shoppers in the UK spent a record £1.1bn with UK online retailers on Black Friday, with analysts forecasting another £934m in sales for Cyber Monday
Initial estimates show that online spending on Black Friday grew by more than a third, with retailers including Amazon and John Lewis reporting their biggest ever day of trading. Online sales on Black Friday hit £1.1bn, up 36% on last year, according to data company Experian and trade group IMRG, making it the biggest day of online shopping ever and the first time the £1bn mark has been breached. Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, said it sold more than 7.4m items on Black Friday in the UK, up from 5.5m last year. Black Friday 2015: the best UK deals Read more Another £943m is expected to be spent on Monday, up 31%, on a day that has been nicknamed Cyber Monday.