Online shopping grows bigger than ever, starting with Black Friday

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DENVER -- For people who choose not to join the shopping crowds on Black Friday, there are still plenty of deals to be had online.

And the Black Friday deals are making their way online more than ever before. People can find bargains online all weekend leading up to the Cyber Monday sales.

Cyber Monday, a relatively new marketing term used by for the first time in 2005 in a press release, is a great opportunity to take advantage of bargain holiday prices online.

Cyber Monday is the Monday after Thanksgiving and sales on that day are growing more rapidly forever.

The research firm comScore says Cyber Monday sales reached $1.47 billion in 2012. It was the heaviest online spending day in history.

ComScore says people shopping from their computers and mobile devices on Monday could spend $2 billion, which would shatter last year's record.

Find Cyber Monday deals and coupons here.

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