Americans Spent $2B on Cyber Monday

(CNN) — Cyber Monday reached another milestone as Americans holiday-shop online. Spending jumped 17 percent to more than $2 billion nationwide, making it the biggest online shopping day ever and the first to pass the two billion mark, according to comscore.com. In total, online shoppers have spent $26.7 billion so far this holiday season. That … Continue reading »

Cyber Monday Shoppers Stress Security

EUGENE, Ore. — As shoppers get ready to browse for those big deals, they’re also thinking about security and making sure they don’t fall victim to thieves online. Shoppers say after the Black Friday craziness, they’re looking forward to a much more relaxed experience with Cyber Monday, but they’re taking extra steps to not let … Continue reading »

Stores Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday season is officially here and that also means holiday shopping season is now underway. Shoppers lined up at least two hours in advance of JCPenney’s 5 p.m. opening at the Valley River Center Mall. The line wrapped around the corner of the building. This group of pre-Black Friday shoppers are … Continue reading »

Local Shops Take Part in Cyber Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — Cyber Monday is the day to kick back and do all your holiday shopping at home. It’s the time when retailers offer all their deals online. Holiday deals just went from the streets to your screen. From standing in lines, to searching coupon codes. “If you order $100 or more, you get … Continue reading »

Avoiding Cyber Monday Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — Whether you’re shopping local or a store across the country, if you’re spending money online Monday, you need to be extra careful. Experts say Cyber Monday is like a free-for-all for scam artists. Deals are outrageous, which means people are even more willing to spend money and more likely to get caught … Continue reading »