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The second Monday in December is often one of the busiest online shopping days of the season.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Christmas is about two weeks away and this makes retailers happy. The second Monday in December has been dubbed Green Monday
because shoppers begin to realize that time is running out; now is the time to buy gifts online so they will ship in time for the big day.
Last year, online shopping sites posted a record $1.1 billion in sales, but that record may be broken this year. So what will people be buying on Green Monday? Ebates.com
recently conducted a survey of 2,059 adults and with one-third of the votes cast, the most-wanted gift item this year is clothing.
Top 10 most wanted gifts
Clothing (33 percent)
Vacation (28 percent)
Laptop (20 percent)
Tablet (18 percent)
Android/iPhone/Smartphone (17 percent)
Jewelry (17 percent)
Homemade gift (16 percent)
Spa day (16 percent)
Sporting event tickets (13 percent)
E-reader (8 percent)
Are you planning to log on to do some holiday shopping today or will you get crafty and make your own gifts for friends and family?
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