NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eCoupons.com announced that it created a directory of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales for International Shoppers. Last year, more than USD $1 billion was spent online on Black Friday and nearly USD $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday at U.S. online stores, an increase of 25% and 30% respectively. Shoppers from outside the U.S. accounted for nearly 5% of these totals or $125 million.
Matthew Cheng, founder of eCoupons.com said, "International shopping is becoming increasingly popular and now shoppers in the Middle East and Israel can take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in the U.S. and U.K. Shoppers can browse http://www.ecoupons.com/international for a listing of over 300 online stores that ship to over 100 countries."
Stores that ship internationally include Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Banana Republic, Gap, Macy's, Overstock.com, Shoes.com and Shopbop.com. Clothing and shoes, that often ship free, are the most popular categories.
1) 70% have the same promotion on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
2) 20% started Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day (the day before Black Friday).
3) 25% had their biggest coupon discount on Black Friday.
4) 30% had their biggest coupon discount on Cyber Monday.
5) 15% repeated Cyber Monday sales on the following Monday.
Cheng added, "Traditionally, Black Friday is the only day of the year that the Apple Store has a sale at all their international online stores. On Cyber Monday, the Apple Store offered free shipping on all orders or discounted accessories."
eCoupons.com created localized Black Friday and Cyber Monday websites:
On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, eCoupons.com will reveal a complete listing of coupons and deals at participating online stores.
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