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Come Next Monday, All You’ll Hear are Consumer Mouse Clicks

“Cyber Monday” is the marketing term for the Monday following “Black Friday” that, since its debut in 2005, has been a pinnacle online shopping day of the year. For years online retailers have seen an increase in web traffic beginning the Monday after Thanksgiving break. Once more and more companies began to catch on, many […]

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Black Friday Buzz Rises in 2011

In preparation for this year’s Black Friday many retailers opened their stores at midnight or earlier. Based on early data this strategy has paid off in a big way. According to Chicago-based research firm ShopperTrak, Black Friday sales were up 6.6% from the same time last year, while foot traffic rose by 5.1%. In addition, […]

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