This Cool Website Shows You Just How Much Money Americans Are Spending In Real Time

Ever wonder just how much money people spend at the registers in one second? This cool website shows you just how much. It’s incredible.


Retail is at the heart of our operations, and inspired by the infographic The Internet in Real-Time, we were interested in what a visualization of popular US consumer spending would look like. The result? Retail in Real-Time – a glimpse of how and where the US spends its cash and just how quickly these numbers grow.

In less than a minute, Americans have collectively spent almost $6 million on both offline and online retail shops. Consumer culture, indeed. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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