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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Figures on holiday shoppers and spending and online sales cited.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The impact of Internet shopping on holiday spending and hiring examined; scenes shown from Amazon.com’s shipping center in Phoenix; Cyber Monday ads shown; the rise in sales on Black Friday cited. [Amazon vice president Craig BERMAN- says we’re hiring seasonal workers to meet customer demand.] [Amazon packing manager Mark PULLEY- says we’ve been on hyper-drive.] [National Retail Federation Ellen DAVIS- says the internet influences about 50 percent of what consumers buy.] [IBM retail analyst Jill PULERI- notes Black Friday sales started Thanksgiving day via iPhones and iPads.]
- Pelley, Scott;
- Mason, Anthony
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