Following on from the record US Thanksgiving sales through mobile the trend has continued on Black Friday. eBay saw a 153% increase on mobile transactions compared to Black Friday last year and overall PayPal mobile payments were up 193% on the same day last year. GSI was up the most with a 198% increase in mobile sales this Black Friday.
eBay are offering great deals both in the UK with the Sunday Spectacular deals which last week sold £800K and kick off again at 8am tomorrow. In the US they’re offering deals of up to 60% off brands such as Apple, Canon, HP and Sony right through to Monday.
On Friday eBay saw sales of 250 Apple iPhone 4S per hour from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST, 1 Xbox 360 12-month subscription per second from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. PST, and 250 iPad 2s per hour from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. PST.
As well as the eBay web deals eBay are also offering eBay iPhone app users exclusive access to mobile-only deals all weekend and on Monday. Shoppers simply click on the “Shop After Hours” banner in the app to shop for fantastic deals anytime, anywhere.