Wednesday, November 26, 2014
When it comes to holiday shopping, Black Friday tends to dominate the headlines. But Cyber Monday is gaining ground. According to research from the comScore digital analytics agency, U.S. Cyber Monday sales totaled $1.735 billion in 2013, an 8 percent jump over 2012. And that was only the start — comScore reports that total online holiday sales reached a record $46.5 billion last year. Without question, this is good news for e-commerce retailers. But the holiday shopping rush also presents a number of challenges, particularly for...
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