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Earlier-than-usual Online Deals To Steal Cyber Monday Thunder

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December 02, 2013 AT 9:05 AM
Earlier than usual online holiday discounts are expected to dampen today's Cyber Monday sales in the United States. To compete with each other and powerhouse Amazon.com Inc, many U.S. retailers began offering some of the season's best online deals, which were traditionally reserved for the Monday after Thanksgiving, several days ago. That helped overall online sales from Thanksgiving through Sunday rise 14.5 percent in 2013 over the same period last year, data from IBM showed.