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Amazon reveals its best-selling toys of the holiday season

Amazon announced a “record-breaking” holiday season with more items ordered than ever before. One of its best-selling toys of the season was the LOL Surprise collection of dolls, specifically the Glam Glitter series. Amazon also said Lego sets, Nerf guns, and children’s art materials were top sellers. LOL Surprise – […]
Amazon reveals its best-selling toys of the holiday season
Tech

It looks like Amazon’s Alexa has been a huge hit this Christmas

Amazon’s Alexa companion app was the most downloaded app in both the Google Play and Apple App Store on Christmas Day. The app is used to control smart home devices with the Alexa virtual assistant. Amazon said a record number of smart home devices were sold during the 2018 holiday […]
It looks like Amazon’s Alexa has been a huge hit this Christmas
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Retailers saw biggest increase in holiday sales since 2012

Holiday sales grew 5.1% to more than $US850 billion this year, according to early data from Mastercard Spendingpulse. That’s the best holiday season growth in six years, Mastercard said. Online sales grew 19.1% when compared to last year. Holiday sales posted the its best growth in years, beating expectations. Sales […]
Retailers saw biggest increase in holiday sales since 2012
Lifestyle

How to make the best holiday cookies, according to chefs

Chefs said it’s important to leave enough time to let your dough rest or chill before baking. You can make multiple types of cookies from one batch of dough. Using high-quality tools can your baking process easier. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Filled with gingerbread houses and holiday treats, […]
How to make the best holiday cookies, according to chefs
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Thanksgiving is killing Black Friday by replacing it

Online shopping has enabled Black Friday to start earlier than ever. Black Friday is no longer creeping into just Thanksgiving, but now even the Wednesday before. Online shopping on Thanksgiving surged this year, projected to grow by 29% over last year. Many deal items were out of stock before Black […]
Thanksgiving is killing Black Friday by replacing it
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Here’s why we call the day after Thanksgiving ‘Black Friday’

The origin of the term “Black Friday” is murky. The most popular telling is that the name came from the fact that the revenues generated from the day’s sales are so great, they can push retailers “into the black” for the year. But the earliest reference to that explanation is […]
Here’s why we call the day after Thanksgiving ‘Black Friday’