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Feds seize Web domains in Cyber Monday crackdown

DENVER — Federal authorities have seized 82 Web domain names, including seven based in Colorado, as part of a nationwide crackdown on sites allegedly selling counterfeit goods. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the crackdown on Monday as Internet retailers ...

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Top 5: Wind energy, Black Friday and payday loans

The truncated work week didn’t keep The Daily Record’s business reporters from breaking some news in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Also cracking the weekly top five for the first time is a recent installment in our new series, ...

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Holiday sales encouraging, but are shoppers done?

NEW YORK — Holiday shoppers gave retailers a happy Thanksgiving weekend, crowding stores and malls more than last year. Add strong spending earlier this month and robust sales online, and retailers head into “Cyber Monday” encouraged. Particularly because many shoppers ...

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Going for the green on Black Friday

Laptop computers for $198. Printers for $44. Sterling silver diamond bracelets for $99. Five-gallon Shop-Vac portable vacuums for $15. Large slow cookers for $2.97. As the holiday shopping season nears its official start, local retailers are hoping that special promotions, ...

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Shopping picks up momentum going in to holidays

NEW YORK — Shoppers spent a bit more in early November, raising retailers’ spirits about the holiday season right before it kicks into high gear. Early discounting on everything from TVs and sweaters as well as free shipping helped pull ...

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American Express promoting ‘Small Business Saturday’

NEW YORK — Hoping to drum up support for independent merchants, American Express’ CEO said Monday that his company will promote “Small Business Saturday” on the weekend after Thanksgiving. “This is the start of a movement,” said Kenneth Chenault, who ...

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