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After online sales showed a strong Y/Y gain over the weekend, retail analysts Stacey Widlitz...

After online sales showed a strong Y/Y gain over the weekend, retail analysts Stacey Widlitz throws an air of caution in the wind by noting consumers may have just pulled their Cyber Monday sales forward. The bigger issue: Over the long haul of the holiday shopping season, industry insiders see the "multi-channel-marketing phenomenon" of online shopping rapidly gaining on the number of shoppers pounding the pavement to malls. It's music to the ears of UPS and FedEx (FDX).
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  • kitchenboy
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    just as much savings by shopping on line, without standing in line. Over the holiday season see overall less spending for the holiday season as ppl do not feel comfortable with where the economy is heading. many family and friends are done shopping, back to stashing.
    26 Nov 2012, 07:30 AM Reply Like
  • Joe Eifrid
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    The cyber Monday theory should be retired. Years ago when many did not have computer access at home they would order online from the PC at work. Things have changed. Now, few have problems finding access for ordering on Black Friday and through the weekend.
    26 Nov 2012, 07:36 AM Reply Like
  • kitchenboy
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    very good point, I filled my list on my laptop. now back to work to pay for it. luckily I have a job.
    26 Nov 2012, 07:48 AM Reply Like
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