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Submission + - 16.4 pct jump in online shopping on Christmas Day (

PolygamousRanchKid writes: A growing number of shoppers apparently need only the briefest of breaks before diving back in, especially if they can log in to shop. IBM found that online shopping jumped 16.4 percent on Christmas Day over last year, and the dollar amount of those purchases that were made using mobile devices leaped 172.9 percent. IBM tracks shopping at more than 500 websites other than, which is the largest. It found a huge increase in the number of shoppers making their purchases with iPhones, iPads and Android-powered mobile devices.
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16.4 pct jump in online shopping on Christmas Day

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