[Shopify Statistics] Black Friday & Cyber Monday (2020)
Across Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopify merchants saw $5.1 Billion USD in sales.
CEO Tobi Lutke tweeting a congratulations message to independent businesses around the world.
Numbers are in. $5.1B sold on Shopify over BFCM weekend. This is big for our team, but the real winners are the entrepreneurs and independent businesses. To our merchants who are weathering the winds of change, and to shoppers who are voting with their dollars: well done.
— Tobi Lutke 🌳🌲🛒🕹 (@tobi) December 1, 2020
That’s a 75% YoY growth on last year’s numbers.
Shopify merchants grossed $2.4 Billion USD on Black Friday 2020.
That’s more than a 75% increase from last year’s numbers.
Shopify boasts more than 1 million merchants across 175 countries and is the second largest business in Canada with a market capitalization of $131 Billion USD.
Average order values topped $90 USD. That’s an 11% increase on last year’s numbers.
Mobile sales decreased to 67% from 69% in the last year. Desktop sales increased to 33%, up from 31%.
Shopify’s live tracker showed real time data on sales and transaction volume:
We saw $2.4b of sales yesterday. The rebels have the wind at their back. pic.twitter.com/ZADy7NK8qg
— Tobi Lutke 🌳🌲🛒🕹 (@tobi) November 28, 2020
COO Harley Finkelstein explained the surge in ecommerce due to the COVID pandemic.
The year 2030 has been pulled to 2020. The pandemic has fundamentally accelerated the consumer shift from brick and mortar to online. This is the blueprint for the future of retail. Thanks Jon for having me on @BNNBloomberg this morning. pic.twitter.com/WPtV723N7E
— Harley Finkelstein (@harleyf) November 12, 2020
Hourly BFCM sales peaked at 12 p.m. EST at $102 million, according to Shopify’s data.
Harley Finkelstein, Shopify’s president, said in a statement Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 a “transformative year for commerce globally.”
Congrats to all our readers on their sales and success.