Cyber Monday sales projected to hit record high

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — With COVID-19 cases surging, experts predict many will turn to their computers Monday to do a bulk of their holiday shopping.

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Adobe Analytics experts project it will be the largest online sales day in United States history.

Adobe recently reported that Black Friday sales hit a new record after shoppers shelled out about $9 billion online — that’s a 21.6% increase over 2019’s 7.4 billion.

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It estimates sales could reach $189 billion this shopping season — a 32% increase from 2019’s $142.4 billion.

Some of the top selling items on Black Friday were:

  • Hot Wheels
  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  • Animal Crossing
  • Airpods
  • Apple Watch

News 8’s Suzie Hunter has more information on the top deals to snag in the video above.

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