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Online Shopping Surged For Holidays

E-tailers enjoyed a robust holiday shopping season as total online sales jumped almost 30 percent over the same period last year, according to a market research firm’s report.

ComScore Networks, an e-commerce market research firm based in Reston, Va., said Saturday that online spending for the combined November and December period grew 29.5 percent to $12.5 billion, compared with 19 percent growth to $9.7 billion in the 2002 holiday season.

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