Booksellers report online boost for Cyber Monday/Black Friday

Booksellers report online boost for Cyber Monday/Black Friday

Booksellers are reporting a boost in online retail sales for the period covering both Cyber Monday (1st December) and Black Friday (28th November).

The Book People ran themed Black Friday offers including on Cyber Monday yesterday (1st December) offering customers up to 80% off the r.r.p in some deals.

As a result, the company’s c.e.o Seni Glaister said the retailer saw a year-on-year sales increase of 29% over the period. “We’ll be celebrating in Godalming today,” she told The Bookseller. “We broke all previous records and saw a year on year increase of 29%.”

The company offered deep di...

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