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Cyber Monday rakes it in

Cyber Monday started as a gimmick to get people to shop at work the first Monday after Thanksgiving, but has morphed into a great day for Oregon retailers.

Cyber Monday started as a gimmick to get people to shop at work the first Monday after Thanksgiving, but has morphed into a great day for Oregon retailers.

"There's all that Cyber Monday hype -- everybody is talking about it," said [Made in Oregon's general manager of sales Candace] Vincent, who plans to offer more incentives, such as "gift with purchase" or free shipping on certain items next year. "It does create a buzz."

Last year, Cyber Monday sales totaled $887 million -- the second biggest online shopping day of the holiday season. This year, $1 billion wouldn't be a surprise, analysts say.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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