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Visa Reports Big Online Sales Increases On Thanksgiving Weekend

  • DM News, Monday, November 28, 2005 10:49 AM
DM News reports that e-commerce sales were huge for Visa on Black Friday and the day after: in all, there were 7.78 million online Visa transactions totaling $544 million over the two days, up 32 percent from last year. These figures come from Visa USA's SpendTrak report, which said that fast food sales was the only category recording a higher percent year-over-year increase in sales. On Black Friday alone, online Visa sales were $297 million, 33 percent higher than 2004. Thanksgiving Day sales were surprisingly high: up 41.4 percent to $205 million. Over the two days, Visa reported sales of $7.07 billion across all segments.

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