$9.3 bln spent online so far, Black Friday spending up 22%

More than $9.3 bln has been spent online during the season-to-date, marking a 17-percent gain versus the corresponding days in 2006. Online retail spending was strong on both Thanksgiving Day (up 29% to $272 mln) and Black Friday (up 22% to $531 mln), outpacing the season-to-date growth rate, ComScore says.