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"Green Monday" the new 'black' for online shopping

1:31 PM, Dec 10, 2012   |    comments
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Christmas is 15 days away, which has created a new holiday of sorts in "Green Monday."

The new shopping holiday, only second to Black Friday, is always the second Monday of December.

Retailers are offering discounts on items, knowing today is the most popular day to ship packages with guaranteed delivery by Christmas Day.

Fed Ex expects more than 19 million packages to move through its system today, which is more than double the company's typical daily volume and a 10 percent jump from last year.

In 2011, U.S. shoppers spent more than $1.1 billion dollars on Green Monday.

To see a list of deals, click here.


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