Walmart Sold 5,000 Items Per Second During Black Friday

Posted Nov 24, 2012

Brick-and-mortar retail juggernaut Walmart has reported that they have had the best Black Friday ever.  Around 22 million customers came into their stores on Thursday.  During Black Friday from 8PM-midnight, Walmart processed nearly 10 million register transactions (5,000 items per second) according to TNW.  Walmart said that they have seen an “amazing turnout” for the iPad 2, LG Blu-ray players, and LCD TVs.