Survey finds online sales spiked on Christmas

December 27, 2011 1:42:17 PM PST
A new survey by IBM found online sales spiked more than 16 percent on Christmas Day.

IBM also found a huge increase in the number of shoppers making purchases with iPhones, iPads, and Android-powered mobile devices. In fact, nearly 7 percent of all online purchases were made using iPads.

The dollar amount of sales that were made using mobile devices jumped nearly 173 percent from last Christmas.