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Dec 11, 2011

Online holiday sales rise 15 percent to $24.6B (MSNBC.com)

U.S. online sales in the holiday season to date are up 15 percent to $24.6 billion, according to comScore.

The research firm said Sunday sales on six individual days during the first 39 days of the November-to-December shopping season have exceeded $1 billion, led by Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, when sales hit $1.25 billion.

Sales in the most recent week ended Dec. 9 rose 15 percent to $5.9 billion, the Reston, Va., company said.

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