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For the first time, online spending topped $1 billion on Friday, but today's Cyber Monday sales are expected to generate $1.5 billion and possibly more, according to a report. Online retail spending on Black Friday was up 26% from last year, with 57.3...
reporterJust days into the holiday season, these Orvis warehouse workers are as busy as Santa's elves. "Today is a big day for us!" says Vice President of Operations Mike Rigney. This is Cyber Monday behind the scenes. For more than 150-years Orvis has...
132 domain names seized in counterfeit ring: Move was part of crackdown on piracy tied to Cyber MondayVarietyU.S. customs officials on Monday said that authorities have seized 132 domain names selling counterfeit merchandise, ranging from DVDs to NFL jerseys to auto airbags, as part of a crackdown on Internet piracy tied to Cyber Monday. John Morton, director of...
Americans mailing cards and packages coast to coast will hand over more than 658 million pieces of mail Monday to the United States Postal Service. The USPS has already seen a 20 percent surge in business compared to last year. "We’re very happy...
Though Microsoft's Surface has been on sale for several weeks, it's been hard to get a clear read on how this critical product is doing. For now, Microsoft isn't providing any numbers, so everyone is looking elsewhere and reading tea leaves. On...
Here's a not-so-festive fact about Cyber Monday: Getting a customer-service rep on the phone can make you feel like a Scrooge. It's not as miserable as standing for hours outside a big box store. But according to StellaService, which analyzes customer...
With a little over two weeks left before Christmas, it's crunch time for shoppers –- and shippers too. FedEx is projecting that it will have its busiest shipping day of the year Monday, delivering an estimated 19 million packages worldwide and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, is the next in a...
Tags: Sears, Apple iPad, Kmart, Maytag Corp., Black Friday (shopping)
Shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute presents but avoid the malls spent $1.01 billion on this year's Free Shipping Day. The annual event is scheduled to take place on the last day that orders delivered by ground can be guaranteed to arrive by...
Tags: Religious Festivals, Holidays
CNNNEW YORK -- Apparently, full stomachs after Thanksgiving dinners get people in the mood for some real shopping. Customers flocked in to early store openings on Thanksgiving day to scoop up "doorbuster" deals. A record 247 million shoppers visited stores...
Tags: JC Penney Company Inc., Groceries, Sears, Kmart, Walmart
Pretzels, tattoos, and gambling can save the U.S. economy. In "By the Numbers: How Americans Spend Their Money," Lucas Reilly reports that in 2011, Americans spent trillions shopping for all sorts of sine qua nons: $550 million on pretzels, $96 billion on...
Staff reporterA record 246 million shoppers visited stores and websites over the four-day weekend starting on Thanksgiving. But if you are one of the many who chose to stay away from the massive crowds then Cyber Monday is your best bet. It's estimated this could be...
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