Target, Best Buy have busy Cyber Mondayby Martin Moylan, Minnesota Public Radio
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Target and Best Buy had two of the busiest websites on Cyber Monday.
Traffic for online retailers' websites rose 11 percent this past Cyber Monday, compared with the same day a year ago. That's according to Experian Hitwise, which tracks retail website visits.
The top 500 retail sites got more than 200 million visits. And from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, online traffic for retail sites was up 8 percent, compared with last year.
Amazon.com remained the most visited retail site on Cyber Monday, getting some 35 million visits. Walmart received the second most visits. But Best Buy was the third and Target, fourth — a swap of positions from last year. Best Buy's traffic was up 10 percent over last year. Target's was down 4 percent.