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The Dark Night Rises: Black Friday Madness

Posted on the 20 November 2012 by Infographixdirectory

This Black Friday infographic from Sortable provides a brief history about Black Friday, some key stats on the globalization of this major shopping day, some of the top items people tend to buy, and finally a chart on the tremendous growth of Cyber Monday. Here are a couple of interesting facts about Black Friday:

  • First started in Philadelphia in the 1960s
  • 86 million people will shop on Black Friday
  • 24% of shoppers will arrive at Midnight or before
  • In shopper’s carts: 30% Toys, 40% Electronics, 51% Clothing
  • $11.4 Billion spent by consumers on Black Friday in 2011

Black Friday Madness Infographic

Infographic Source: Sortable

Stats on Black Friday


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