Cyber Monday sets record as 174 million shop in 5-day splurge; in-store sales holding steady

Posted: November 29, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

A Best Buy employee gives instructions to shoppers Friday morning as they wait for the store on Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock to open. Retailers around the country reported better-than-expected results from the five-day Thanksgiving weekend shopping period.

The biggest shopping weekend of the year produced better-than-expected results as consumers wandered through stores and surfed online shelves in search of Christmas deals.

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