Cyber Monday Sales Up 21 Percent, Led By Smart Phones

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After a holiday weekend that was less than anticipated in many bricks-and-mortar stores, Cyber Monday came in with a 21 percent sales gain over 2012, IBM’s analytics unit reported Monday.

Mobile devices accounted for 17 percent of sales, an increase of 55 percent over last year, the report showed.

The overall increase sounds big and it is in some ways, but it’s the smallest online sales gain for the Monday after Thanksgiving in at least three years.

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