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Shopify Merchants Cash In Record $5.1+ Billion in Holiday Sales Worldwide
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Shopify Merchants Cash In Record $5.1+ Billion in Holiday Sales Worldwide

OTTAWA, Ontario, 1st December 2020-- Shopify Merchants cash in $5.1+ billion in global sales of Black Friday through Cyber Monday. The total sales grew by 76% from the $2.9+ billion reported for Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend in 2019. In this record-setting weekend, shopify retailers daily total sales increasing 19 days before Cyber Monday, nearly two weeks earlier than previous years. In fact, in the week leading up to Cyber Monday, from November 23 through November 30, sales increased by 84% from 2019. “This has been a transformative year for commerce globally,” said Harley Finkelstein, President of Shopify. “The record sales we saw on Shopify over Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend demonstrate the power of the independent and direct-to-consumer businesses on our platform. With ...