Walmart has released their web site and mobile stats for Black Friday and announced the deals for Cyber Week. Here are the details:
. On Thanksgiving Day, mobile accounted for 53% of total traffic to Walmart.com - that's the highest contribution from mobile we've seen to date. Mobile traffic from our apps more than doubled on Thanksgiving Day versus last year.
. Not only is mobile a key source of traffic, it's driving new customers to Walmart.com. In fact, the number of new customers that made their first purchase on Walmart.com and did so through a mobile device has increased nearly 3X over the last year.
. Mobile visits were 55% of total visits to Walmart . Growth in traffic from apps grew nearly 140% vs last Black Friday. . Top Black Friday sellers on Mobile included: o Garth Brooks: Blame It All On My Roots (6CD + 2DVD) (Walmart Exclusive) o SCEPTRE 32" LED Class 720P HDTV with ultra slim metal brush bezel o TRIO Stealth G2 10.1" Tablet Dual Core with 16GB Memory, o Nextbook 7" Tablet with 8GB Memory with Google Mobile Services o RCA 7" Tablet with 4GB Memory
Cyber Week officially kicks off tomorrow with 200 online specials on Walmart.com every day through Friday, Dec. 6, including $150 off a 32GB iPad bundle and $500 savings on a LG 55-inch 3D LED TV with Soundbar Bundle. Last year, Cyber Monday was Walmart.com's best sales day in its history and some of the biggest online deals will be unveiled this year on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2.
SPECIAL ACCESS TO EARLY DEALS THROUGH SOCIAL
Customers who download the mobile app, like Walmart's Facebook page or sign-up for email, will receive an invitation on Sunday afternoon to shop up to 20 Cyber Monday deals before they are widely available, including JVC 50" 1080p 120Hz Class LED-LCD (2" ultra-slim) HDTV for under $500 and Hot Wheels Carcade Action Set for $60.
FREE SHIPPING ON NEARLY EVERYTHING
Walmart's biggest free shipping program gives customers more opportunities to save and the flexibility to choose how they want to get their online orders - at their door or at a store. Walmart has lowered the free shipping minimum this holiday season to $35 (from $50) on nearly 99 percent of Walmart.com items.