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  • Nov 27- Cyber Monday was on track to become the biggest-ever internet shopping day in the United States as people snapped up bargains on toys and electronics, with many more buying from their phones. The shopping event is expected to generate $6.6 billion in sales, up from $5.6 billion a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics, which measured 80 percent of all online...

  • Nov 27- Cyber Monday was on track to become the biggest-ever internet shopping day in the United States as shoppers snapped up bargains on toys and electronics, with many more Americans shopping on their phones. Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said Cyber Monday is expected to generate $6.6 billion in sales, up from $5.6 billion a year ago.

  • Nov 27- Cyber Monday was on track to become the biggest-ever internet shopping day in the United States as shoppers snapped up bargains on toys and electronics, with many more Americans shopping on their phones. Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said Cyber Monday is expected to generate $6.6 billion in sales, up from $5.6 billion a year ago.

  • Pedestrians pass in front of a Gap store in New York.

    Wall Street is declaring The Gap "weekend winner" as store traffic over Thanksgiving and Black Friday hints at a strong holiday season.

  • Nov 27- 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. Prices at Walmart.com are now only 0.3 percent more expensive than Amazon on average, according to the study by retail data analytics firm Market Track, which analyzed prices of...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 25- 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 Black Friday and...

  • Google unveiled the Pixel 2 smartphone

    With online sales surging, brick-and-mortar stores will bear the brunt of a dramatic shift in retail, expert Jan Kniffen told CNBC.

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases. Still, a sharp rise in online sales brightened the overall outlook for...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases. Still, a sharp rise in online sales brightened the overall outlook for...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases. Black Friday sales were off to a strong start online, at $640 million of 10 a.m. ET,...

  • Amazon.com employees load boxes with orders at the company's fulfillment center ahead of Cyber Monday in Tracy, California.

    The accessibility of online shopping is diminishing Cyber Monday's significance, market experts said on Black Friday.

  • The stock markets closed early on Black Friday, a day after Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday shopping season that accounts for as much as 40 percent of retailers' annual sales. On Thanksgiving, U.S. shoppers spent more than $2.87 billion online, according to Adobe Analytics. Adobe said Black Friday online sales were up 18.4 percent at $640 million as of 10 a.m....

  • PARIS, Nov 24- France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients. But it will draw the line there for the foreseeable future, said Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel.

  • US online sales surge on Thanksgiving evening

    U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening.

  • E-commerce advertising increasing this holiday: New Enterprise Associates partner

    Amit Mukherjee, New Enterprise Associates partner, talks about e-commerce trends and where he sees advertisers focusing their attention.

  • Nov 24- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, a day after the Thanksgiving holiday, with retail stocks likely to be in focus as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season. *By Thanksgiving evening, U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online, a 16.8 percent jump over the same period last year, according to Adobe Analytics.

  • Nov 23- U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday. "The turnout is clearly better than the last couple of years," said Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners.

  • Nov 23- U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday. "The turnout is clearly better than the last couple of years," said Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners.

  • Anna Thal Larsen Partner  Bain & Company

    Anna Thal Larsen, partner at Bain & Company, speaks about retail sector trends as Black Friday looms.

  • Retailers and shoppers playing Russian roulette over sales: Pro

    Julie Palmer, regional managing partner at Begbies Traynor Group, speaks about the strategy behind this year's Black Friday shopping event.