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Cyber Monday sales expected to hit $6.6 billion, biggest online shopping day | USA Today

Cyber Monday sales expected to hit $6.6 billion, biggest online shopping day | USA Today

Adobe’s Tamara Gaffney thinks people have actually been shopping online all weekend. But they don’t hit the “buy” button until they’re convinced they’ve gotten the absolute best price available. “If you look at the hourly peak times for [Cyber Monday] shopping, they come between 8:00 and 11:00 pm in each time zone,” said Gaffney, strategic insights engagement […]

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Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc’s online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the “low price leader” title. Wal-Mart has aggressively invested in making its prices more competitive against brick-and-mortar rivals since the start of the year. Now, the shrinking gap is also […]

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Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Amazon is losing its edge in the low-price wars online. A new price study spanning 700 days found that Walmart’s prices online are now just 0.3% more expensive than Amazon’s on average, Reuters reports. That’s down from a 3% premium last year. In some categories, Walmart’s prices were significantly lower than Amazon’s, the study by […]

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U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high | Reuters

U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms. U.S. retailers raked in a record $7.9 billion in online sales on […]

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The 41 best Cyber Monday 2017 deals you can get right now (updated) | CNET

The 41 best Cyber Monday 2017 deals you can get right now (updated) | CNET

With Black Friday behind us, we have finally arrived at Cyber Monday. And we’re seeing some killer deals, with some retailers doubling down on last week’s discounts and dropping prices even further. To name a few: Best Buy has the Beats Studio Wireless for $160 ($40 cheaper than its Black Friday deal). Target has taken $140 off […]

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Cyber Monday deals 2017 | The Washington Post

Cyber Monday deals 2017 | The Washington Post

3. Last-minute announcements and deals through email and social media. There’s a reason retailers don’t advertise Cyber Monday deals weeks in advance, like they do with Black Friday promotions: They want to see what’s still on shelves — and discount accordingly — at the end of the weekend. “Retailers have made big bets on what’s in store,” Gaffney said. “If […]

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The 10 best LEGO deals you can get online for Cyber Monday 2017 | Business Insider

The 10 best LEGO deals you can get online for Cyber Monday 2017 | Business Insider

It’s Cyber Monday, and while now is a great time to pick up new gadgets or kitchen tools, you can also save a lot on LEGO sets. Whether you’re buying one for yourself, or want to knock out some holiday shopping with a classic crowd pleaser, it’s hard to go wrong with LEGO. There are dozens of sets on sale from […]

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Cyber Monday 2017: A roundup of this year’s best deals | ABC News

Cyber Monday 2017: A roundup of this year’s best deals | ABC News

It’s Cyber Monday, the official last day of the biggest shopping weekend of the year. Approximately 78 million Americans said they were planning to do some shopping on Cyber Monday, according to a survey released earlier this month by the National Retail Foundation. In addition, online Black Friday sales increased 15 percent this Thanksgiving weekend […]

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