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Cyber Monday turns into Cyber Weekend

Monday's sales slow but shoppers start earlier

Employees inside the fulfillment centre on Cyber Monday in Kansas City on Monday. More than 103 million people shopped online over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend.


THE pace of online spending slowed on Cyber Monday after consumers started their Internet shopping earlier over the weekend, turning to their smartphones to pick up deals, according to International Business Machines Corp.

Web-based sales climbed 17 per cent Monday from a