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Description: Consumers found time this U.S. Thanksgiving Day to squeeze in a lot more holiday shopping online, in between spending time with family, watching football and feasting on turkey.

Source: Reuters.com

Date: 11/27/2009

Link:  http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssConsumerGoodsAndRetailNews/idUSN2743536720091127

Questions for discussion:

  • Why can online retailing be of particular advantage to both consumers and retailers at this time of year? Explain your thinking.
  • Do you suppose online sales might stimulate in-store shopping later? Explain your thinking.

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