Black Friday Comes Up A Winner For Sports Leagues
CNBC Sports Business Reporter
The sports leagues did pretty well on Black Friday. The NBAStore.com and the NBA Store in New York City had its best Black Friday sales ever.
The NBAStore.com and NBA Store had a combined sales increase of 38 percent as compared to last year. The best selling item was a Chris Paul jersey.
The NFL reports that sales on its NFLShop.com were also a record high for Black Friday and the site's third highest grossing day ever. The top four best selling items since Thanksgiving all involved New York: Favre jerseys were No. 1 and No. 2, a Giants hooded sweatshirt was No. 3, while Eli Manning jerseys were fourth.
For what it's worth, Jets sales are up nearly 400 percent, while Giants sales are up nearly 200 percent, as compared to last year.
Update: Sales on MLB.com were up 25 percent from last year's Black Friday.
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