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Cyber Monday

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  • 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...
  • Enjoy the holidays—even if you feel like a Grinch

    Enjoy the holidays—even if you feel like a Grinch
    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Caring Tuesday. That’s how it all begins. December smacks me in the face like someone in corporate America out to reboot “We Didn’t Start the Fire.” Admittedly, I am not one to embrace the holiday...
  • Welcome to #GivingTuesday and some great local causes

    Welcome to #GivingTuesday and some great local causes
    If you haven't maxed out your credit cards on the pre-Thanksgiving sales, the Thanksgiving Night sales, the Black Friday sales and the Cyber Monday sales, charities around Central Florida and around the world are hoping you'll offer up some financial love...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • Local nonprofits join national Giving Tuesday campaign

    The YWCA, Marklund Home and Open Door Clinic are a few of the 600 organizations joining #ILGiveBig on Giving Tuesday, a day focused on helping nonprofits and the causes they support. Cities around the country are organizing their own day, but it’...