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Cyber Monday

A collection of news and information related to Cyber Monday published by this site and its partners.

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  • #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday
    Following the commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the true spirit of the holiday season today: #GivingTuesday. The online movement, now in it's third year, encourages philanthropy. The 92nd Street Y in New York founded the day to bring...
  • Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores

    Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores
    Gionni Burns paced back and forth behind the 20 checkout lanes at Target in the Coral Ridge Mall on Tuesday, the day before Christmas Eve, keeping an eye on growing lines and asking customers with 10 items or fewer to go to express lanes 1 through 4....
  • Holiday shopping abroad has become easier with online payment services

    This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. International online payment services such as AliPay and PayPal are trying to ensure that a South Carolina fashionista can...
  • Free Shipping Day is today: Top 10 retailers based on delivery times

    Free Shipping Day is today: Top 10 retailers based on delivery times
    Today is Free Shipping Day, when hundreds of retailers offer the service for free with guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve -- or sooner. Now in its seventh year, the specially designated day got its start when the founders of FreeShipping.org signed up...
  • The Grinch in me

    In a house with young kids, all the shopping, spending, wrapping and merry-making that goes in to Christmas Day -- which takes weeks to prepare and often twice as much money as originally planned -- gets largely credited to Santa Claus come December 25th....
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...
  • Girl Scouts getting ready to sell cookies online

    It's about time. The tradition-rich Girl Scouts have finally embraced e-commerce. And appropriately, the news was delivered on Cyber Monday. Girl Scouts, who have been selling boxes of cookies for nearly 100 years by knocking on doors, setting up booths...
  • November retail sales beat expectations as gas prices fall

    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as consumers took advantage of falling gasoline prices and an improving job market to go shopping. The jolly report for the first days of the crucial holiday spending season adds to other indicators of...
  • Around Town: Pining for a less commercialized Hanukkah

    It’s time for Around Town’s annual hat tip to dreidels, latkes and menorahs. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday honoring the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem around 160 BCE (or B.C.) after the successful Maccabean Revolt against...
  • Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months

    Retail sales rise 0.7% in November, largest gain in eight months
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as holiday shoppers took advantage of falling gas prices and an improving job market to scoop up electronics and other goods. In November, retail sales climbed to $449.3 billion, up 0.7% from October...
  • November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline

    November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline
    Despite a wimpy Black Friday, early estimates show retail sales posted solid growth in November as a whole, suggesting that earlier and more frequent discounts are stealing the thunder of the traditional shopping weekend, but giving the industry...