This represents an increase of 15% on a regular Friday.
Black Friday, which won a new record with 8.2 million electronic transactions in Belgium last Friday, announced Worldline on Monday. This represents a 15% increase on a regular Friday and an increase of 12% compared to the 2017 edition.
Thanks to Thanksgiving, the event, which marked the beginning of the year-end shopping period, caused an increase of 65% in e-commerce transactions compared to the previous Friday.
10% more transactions
According to the Worldline, this event has been gaining popularity for several years since it has become an important commercial meeting point in physical stores in Belgium.
Belgian consumers also benefited from Black Friday benefits over the weekend. The payments company reported a 10% increase in transactions over the same weekend last week.