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Adobe forecasts record holiday sales: $1.1B Thanksgiving, $1.6B Black Friday, $2.3B Cyber Monday

The shortest Thanksgiving-Christmas shopping season since 2002 is almost upon us, but it promises to deliver record earnings. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 450 billion retail website visits over the past seven years, and direct insight into 72 percent of all the cash flowing into the 500 largest retail websites in the U.S., Adobe is forecasting the biggest Thanksgiving, the biggest Black Friday, and the biggest Cyber Monday in history.

How to avoid shopping fraud on Cyber Monday

There once was a time when the biggest shopping scams were overpriced department stores and fake purses. But now shoppers should be on alert for Cyber Monday, the Internet’s answer to Black Friday, which creates a whole knew arena for ripping you off.

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The cyber holiday weekend winner is … Amazon

With mobile shoppers getting the jump on discounts by buying big on Thanksgiving Day and e-commerce sales bubbling up over the long weekend, the online holiday shopping season has arrived in full force.

Biggest shopping boom since before the recession continues

There is no such thing as an online Grinch. The biggest holiday spending boom since before the recession continued on Monday, which was known as Green Monday. Physical store retail sales are up as well as e-commerce shopping by consumers.

Cyber Monday sales crush Black Friday with $1B spent in 24 hours

Online retailers racked up a cool $1 billion in sales on Cyber Monday — traditionally the heaviest online holiday shopping day of the year — and sales were up 16 percent from a year ago, according to data from comScore.

Online holiday shopping climbs 13 percent

More shoppers are taking advantage of the Web to avoid crowds, long lines, and the sometimes futile search for deals on Black Friday, according to new data from online research firm comScore.