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• Research firm ComScore said yesterday that online retail spending during the fourth quarter of 2009 was up 2.9 percent to $39 billion, while online spending during the entire year was down a bit, from $130.1 billion in 2008 to $129.8 billion.

The research shows that “more shoppers bought items online, while the average amount spent per person declined,” according to a story from Bloomberg.
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