This past weekend has seen strong online sales, however websites are pulling out all the stops on “Cyber Monday” to draw buyers. The sales promotions on the Monday after Thanksgiving got their name from a retail trade group, which promoted the idea that people, upon returning to work, would log onto their computers there and shop.
Now, you have the option of avoiding the craziness of Black Friday and still capture some great deals.
Shopper Brian Sullivan talks about exercising his option to avoid the dark day.
In fact, as stores promote Black Friday discounts online, it’s getting harder to tell the difference between the two as sellers try to grab dollars any way and at any time they can.
IBM’s Coremetrics predicts the discounts, free shipping offers and other come-ons will make Cyber Monday the busiest online shopping day of the season.