27 Nov '11, 2am

US retail sales on #BlackFriday hit new record of $15 billion, up 6.6% from last year: Estimates

US retail sales on #BlackFriday hit new record of $15 billion, up 6.6% from last year: Estimates

People shop for shoes at Nine West on Black Friday at Dadeland Mall, Friday, Nov 25, 2011, in Miami. Early signs point to bigger crowds at the nation's malls and stores as retailers like Macy's and Target opened their doors at midnight. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON (AFP) - US retail sales on Black Friday hit a new record for the start of the holiday shopping season that follows Thanksgiving, according to early estimates published on Saturday. Sales hit US$11.4 billion (S$15 billion), up 6.6 per cent compared to last year, and the biggest dollar amount ever spent on Black Friday, Chicago-based research firm ShopperTrak said in a statement. It was the largest year-on-year gain since an 8.3 per cent increase in sales between 2006 and 2007, the firm said. Foot traffic in stores was up 5.1 per cent compared to Black Friday 2010. 'Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year ...

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