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Data shows robust start for holiday retail sales

NEW YORK — Retail sales for the four-day holiday weekend, starting with Thanksgiving Day, rose 8.7 percent from a year earlier, a key data service said Thursday. The figures from MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse show the holiday shopping season got off ...

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Shoppers snap up Cyber Monday deals

NEW YORK — Shoppers seem to be just as enthusiastic about shopping on their computers and smartphones on Cyber Monday as they were about finding deals over the Black Friday weekend. Online sales on Cyber Monday, which was started in ...

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Feds seize 150 websites in counterfeit crackdown

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities have shut down 150 websites accused of selling knock-off or pirated merchandise to unsuspecting online bargain hunters. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny A. Breuer announced the results of the ...

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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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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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