After attracting 22 million shoppers on Thanksgiving day, Walmart drew record crowds to some of its Black Friday special events.
It processed nearly 10 million register transactions in the period from 8 p.m. through midnight, a rate of almost 5,000 items per second.
At 10 p.m event, the focus was on electronics including big-screen TVs, tablets, laptops and digital cameras.
During the 8 p.m. event, consumers stocked up on gaming consoles, video games, DVDs, Furbys, fashion dolls, board games and Crock-Pots, Walmart said.
From the time events began at 8 p.m., Walmart sold more than 1.3 million televisions.
Here’s a time- lapsed video of Walmart’s customer traffic.