Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records


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In the years since its inception, Cyber Monday has grown to rival Black Friday as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, with some speculating that, at least in terms of year-to-year growth, it may even surpass its older cousin in coming years. Black Friday sales grew far more than expected this year, suggesting that Cyber Monday figures can expect to see a similar jump, if not larger.

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Social networking sites like Twitter are awash with buzz about Cyber Monday. While most tweets are from retailers advertising their deals, or from price aggregators promising to help find the best prices, others range in topic from the humorous...

In preparation for Cyber Monday, I just pepper sprayed my computer... 13 hours ago via web · powered by @socialditto

To the cautionary...

RT @DHSgov: Shopping this #CyberMonday? Check out these #cybersecurity tips from Stop. Think. Connect. first: 1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Nearly every retailer, from the smallest to the largest, has at least some sort of Cyber Monday special going, offering sometimes enormous discounts on a wide array of products. Some of the best deals are to be found in electronics. For example, Amazon has reduced the price of its Kindle DX reader by $150, and is offering massive discounts on a variety of gadgets, video games, and movies. Data obtained from shows that these categories are some of the areas showing the most significant sales growth this year are already.

Here's an interesting infographic, courtesy of Daily Infographic: