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Bloomberg reports that comScore Inc. says that US e-commerce spending from December 1-5 was up nine percent compared to the same period a year ago. However, the research firm also said that it expects that e-commerce spending for the last two months of 2008 not to be significantly up compared to 2007.

The big winners, at least in terms of site visits, in the first five days of the month, according to the report, were Amazon, Apple and Walmart.

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