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Target sells 3,200 televisions per minute in first hour of opening on Thanksgiving

Target says videogame systems, toys like Lego and Sleepwear were among the popular items this year

Target Corp. said early Friday that Thanksgiving was a record-breaking day for its e-commerce platform, with traffic and sales outdoing Cyber Monday 2015, driven by electronics sales.

More than 60% of the retailer’s online sales were on mobile devices, Target TGT, -0.01% reported.

Target wasn’t the only retailer to tally strong e-commerce sales. Thanksgiving generated $1.15 billion in online sales between midnight and 5 p.m. Eastern, according to Adobe, a 13.6% year-over-year increase. Mobile devices generated $449 million, up 58.6% from last year and a record, according to the organization. Smartphones drove $322 million in sales, while $127 million in sales were made on...


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