Cyber Monday Sales are expected to draw the most online shoppers of any day in the year. For consumers that means there are deals to be had. It also means that it will pay to cyber-shop around and compare prices online.
Cyber Monday has been a staple of the shopping season since 2005, but it was only last year that Cyber Monday actually become the biggest shopping day of the year with sales topping $1 billion, according to comScore, a company that tracks digital business trends.
"2010 was an especially important year in the history of Cyber Monday as online spending reached $1.028 billion, the first time on record that a single day had eclipsed the $1 billion spending threshold," Andrew Lipsman wrote on the comScore Voices blog. "It also achieved another landmark by finishing as the heaviest online spending day of the year for the first time in history!"