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

|By:, SA News Editor

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).