Note: An updated version of this report for 2017 can be found here.
New statistics published today by Barilliance indicate that the average global cart abandonment rate during Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend was 68.8%. This data is based on 50 million users tracked by barilliance from November 25 to November 28, 2016. Our data shows that the average shopping cart abandonment rate on desktops was 63.8%, 64.5% on tablets and 78.1% on mobile. Statistics for North America and Europe follow these global averages closely.
Cart abandonment rates are highest among mobile phone user, and lowest among desktop users. Retailers who retargeted users who abandoned their cart with shopping cart abandonment email saw conversions of 17.6% from these emails. The highest conversions were achieved on desktop 20.8% with 18.6% conversion rates for tablets and 14.1% for mobile phones.