$10.6 bln spent on Black Friday in 2008

Sales during the day after Thanksgiving 2008 rose 3% to $10.6 bln, according to ShopperTrak RCT Corp., who tracks sales at more than 50,000 retail outlets. US shoppers spent about $10.3 bln on the day after Thanksgiving 2007.

Sales during the day after Thanksgiving 2008 rose 3% to $10.6 bln, according to ShopperTrak RCT Corp., who tracks sales at more than 50,000 retail outlets. US shoppers spent about $10.3 bln on the day after Thanksgiving 2007.