62% of e-commerce traffic happens on weekdays 8am-8pm Central

Most online shoppers are browsing and buying during business hours on weekdays, Coremetrics says. Retail sites received 40% more visitors and 53% more purchasing on weekdays than on weekends during September 2005. Most of the weekday visits and purchases occurred during business hours. In September 2005, 62% of weekday visitors to retail sites occurred between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Central time, while only 26% of weekday visits occurred in the evening during those days.