Black Friday Shoppers Spend $1.042 Billion Online

This year's online shopping season looks to be shaping up to be a good one, according to numbers released by comScore over the weekend. comScore said online shoppers spent $1.042 billion on Black Friday, the traditional kickoff to the shopping season. That was a 26 percent increase from the amount spent by online shoppers last year on Black Friday. Today is Cyber Monday, which comScore said has traditionally been the largest online shopping day of the year; comScore is estimating sales approaching or surpassing $1.5 billion today from online shoppers. Image courtesy