Weekend Shoppers Break Record

Weekend Shoppers Break Record
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:22am

Customers flocked to stores on Thanksgiving Day to scoop up those bargains. A record 247 million shoppers visited stores and websites during the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday weekend this year.

The National Retail Federation says that's 21 million more people than last year. Shoppers also spent more, an average of $423 over the weekend. Total spending over the four-day weekend reached just over $59 billion which is up six-and-a-half billion from 2011.

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