Strong Start for Holiday Shopping Season

The NRF estimated that total spending on Black Friday weekend reached $59.1 billion. Consumers' purchases were not limited to gifts -- in fact 80% of those surveyed said they bought non-gift items during the weekend.

On the digital side, IBM reported that Health & Beauty sales on Cyber Monday 2012 were up 25% over sales on Cyber Monday of last year.

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