Shoppers spent $2 billion online on Election Day this year, 82 percent more than they did in 2016, according to a new analysis.

In 2016, shoppers spent $1.1 billion online on Election Day, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracked more than 1 trillion visits to U.S. retail sites.

While the uptick in online shopping comes amid a pandemic that has most people hunkered down at home, experts said it also speaks to the uncertainty about the country’s future, as election results still trickle in.


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