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Record-breaking sales numbers click in during Cyber Monday




Walmart advertises Cyber Monday sales.
Walmart advertises Cyber Monday sales.
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Feeling a little hungover today, America? Well it could have been that shopping binge you went on yesterday.

Cyber Monday — as we're wont to call it — broke all time records, becoming the biggest online shopping day in history. Online sales were up 21 percent from 2012 according to IBM reports, and mobile traffic accounted for about 1 in 3 of those visits.

To help us put those numbers in some perspective, we're joined now by John Talbott, assistant director at Indiana University's Center for Education and Research in Retailing.