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• All the numbers aren’t in yet, but was saying yesterday that “traffic on, a one-stop shop for consumers looking for Cyber Monday deals, is tracking three times higher than traffic on Cyber Monday last year, according to Mall Networks, which powers the site. By 1:00 p.m. EST today, the site had more than one million visitors. The site offers promotions and special deals from more than 550 online retailers.”

Expectations are this year that some 72 million consumers planned to shop online during Cyber Monday, which in the US is the first Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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