“Experian Hitwise just released its Cyber Monday stats, with Amazon reportedly topping the list as the most visited retail website yesterday,” Leena Rao reports for TechCrunch. “Amazon received 15.53% of the visits among the top 500 online retail sites. Hitwise says Amazon has been the top visited site on Cyber Monday since 2006.”
“Hitwise reports that among the top 500 retail websites, the percentage of U.S. online visits were down 9% on Cyber Monday in 2009 compared to Cyber Monday 2008,” Rao reports.
Staples saw “a 61% increase [vs. 2008], Barnes & Noble saw a 46% increase.” The Apple Store “saw a 71% increase in visits on Cyber Monday 2009 versus 2008,” Rao reports. “Online stores who dropped in traffic from last year included Overstock.com (down 25%) and Home Depot (down 29%).”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]