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Forbes reports that comScore is out with new data saying that “for the first 46 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season, online spending increased 15 percent year-over-year to $30.9 billion ... The most recent work week (Dec. 12-16) saw four days surpass $1 billion in online spending, led by Monday, December 12 with $1.13 billion and Friday, December 16 (known by the online retail industry as “Free Shipping Day”) with $1.07 billion ... Free Shipping Day, now in its fourth year, is a one-day, online-shopping event when thousands of merchants offer free shipping with delivery by Christmas Eve.”
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