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Holiday shopping on the Web rose 17 percent to a record $2.04 billion on Cyber Monday, researcher ComScore Inc. said, as consumers took advantage of online deals.
NEW YORK, United States — Online shopping surged to a record on Cyber Monday as many consumers snubbed physical stores and took to the Web to buy holiday gifts.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Cyber Monday, billed as one of the busiest online-commerce days of the year, is spilling into the rest of the holiday season as more consumers use mobile devices to shop whenever they please.
The Pluck of the Irish (WSJ) “Orla Kiely, the Irish designer known for her quirky, signature, retro stem prints, still gets excited when she sees someone wearing her brand. ‘It is nice that people like it enough to buy it,’ she says, sipping black coffee at her London store in Covent Garden, the first one to open in Europe in 2005.” Neiman Marcus CEO: High end shopping with confidence (Reuters) “Neiman Marcus Group Inc
Tommy Hilfiger Dreams of Limitless Horizons (IHT) “‘We are really living the American dream,’ Mr. Hilfiger said, ‘to be a successful brand in the States and in Europe and to steep ourselves in our heritage. But we do it with a sense of humor. We don’t take ourselves too seriously in fashion.’” ‘Cyber Monday’ Sales Show Strength (WSJ) “Online retailers experienced a sales surge