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    Cyber Monday and Black Friday Spending Break Records

    The numbers are out and Cyber Monday was a good day for businesses across the country turning it into the largest online shopping day in history. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017)

    The numbers are out and Cyber Monday was a good day for businesses across the country turning it into the largest online shopping day in history.

    Adobe Analytics tracks this information and had been telling us it expected a big day and they were right.

    It says consumers spent more than $6.59 Billion online Monday.

    That's about $1-Billion more than last year.

    Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    [DFW] Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    Domino's Pizza is tweaking its home delivery service for those times you're not at home.
    After years of delivery right to your doorstep, Domino's drivers will now deliver to outdoor locations.
    That includes beaches, parks, landmarks, and other outdoor locations across the country.
    Domino's says its drivers will deliver to 150-thousand locations from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.
    The locations are now active and show up in the company's app or website as "Domino's Hotspots."
    Customers pre-pay for their orders, select a location, and your pizza is on the way.
    Previously, Domino's delivered to offbeat locations, but, the new service sets up designated drop off points.
    The service was tested last fall in Miami before being rolled out nationwide.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    Adobe tells NBC 5 it was also the first $2 Billion day for mobile devices.

    Analysts say mobile shopping was dominant in both the morning and afternoon. That's a change from the recent past when we used to do most of our shopping during the work day on the company's computers that had fast connections. But now, we get that speed everywhere. 

    Adobe says shoppers used desktop computers the most Monday night after everyone got home from work.

    This Holiday season, which started November 1st, has brought in $50 Billion in online shopping revenue, a nearly 20% jump year-to-year.

    Adobe says the top-selling items on Cyber Monday included the Nintendo Switch, Playstations and Hatchimals.

    Finally, Adobe says TV's were the most discounted item on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

    Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    [DFW] Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    Canadian lawmakers wore hockey jerseys on Monday to honor the victims and their families of that tragic bus crash in Canada that killed 16 people.
    The bus was carrying the junior league Humboldt hockey team to a game when a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.
    Sixteen were killed and thirteen people were injured in the crash.
    Today's remembrance was one of a number of events that honored the team and their families.
    Earlier the lawmakers honored Rusty Staub, a major leaguer who played for the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    Some eye-popping figures from Cyber Monday that bode well for North Texas businesses.

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