Cyber Monday is a concept that was started back in 2005 by the National Retail Federation. Its division "shop.org" wanted to create some excitement for Internet retailing after Black Friday. But some retailers and customers in our area think that this promotional day is overrated.
Edward Thompson took a half day from work to spend time with his family and get started on early holiday shopping. He shops frequently for clothes online, but the idea of buying a chocolate over the Internet is just too much.
Jennifer Brown of Thornebrook chocolates says that the store relies on their regular customers but getting new ones is tough. For more on this story please see video:
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