Cyber Monday Brings Hope for a Rally in Retail Stocks

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But it still pales in comparison to China's $30.8 billion in spending on Alibaba Singles Day last month.

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Do you still have room in your wallet for more sales and deals?

If you want to get your holiday shopping out of the way, this 15% discount could be the flawless incentive. You can avoid long lines and insane people by participating in Cyber Monday shopping from the comfort of your home. If not backed with the right IT infrastructure, the heavy traffic will lead to headaches such as outages and other technical glitches. As of 12:30 pm ET on Monday, no big USA chain had seen any technical difficulties, according to Website outage tracker DownDetector.com. Cyber Monday is filled with great savings and sales, without the lines and occasional negativity that come with Black Friday.

Cyber Monday is expected to generate $7.8 billion in sales, up almost 18 percent on past year, which would make it the biggest online shopping day in the United States, according to Adobe Analytics.

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Target was offering 30 per cent off on select toys, while Kohl's discounted Lego sets between 30 per cent and 40 per cent.

Clothing retailers Gap and Nordstrom were offering the same discounts as on Black Friday.

Hulu is offering what may be the most shocking deal this year, giving a whole year of Hulu Premium (ads included) for.99.

Shares of Amazon were up as much as 3.2 per cent in early trading, while those of Target rose.

Black Friday is one of the most advertised shopping holidays of all time.

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