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Study: Adults Still Spending Online

BY CSA STAFF

New York City Seventy-eight percent of adult consumers made an online purchase over the last six months, according to Nielsen Online, a service of the Nielsen Co.

While online travel and credit-card management were the leading categories in online consumer spending, 28% of consumers who made online purchases over the past six months bought clothing, shoes and accessories. About 26% bought books. 

eBay brought in the most unique visitors (49.2 million) in October. Amazon followed with 48.2 million unique visitors and Wal-Mart Stores placed third with 25.3 million unique visitors.

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Cooking.com names technology vp

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NEW YORK Mark Duvall has been named vp of technology at Cooking.com.

Duvall was most recently with Wolters Kluwer where he led a team developing large-scale enterprise applications.

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Sam’s Club gives special savings to military personnel

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. Sam’s Club announced that it will waive its 10% non-member service fee for non-member purchases for military personnel who visit any of the 598 Sam’s Club locations hosting military open houses on Nov. 17, Dec. 1 and Dec. 15.

To kick off the event, Sam’s Club is offering a holiday greeting card photo session Nov. 17 in Annapolis, Md., Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Colo., Fayetteville, N.C. and Jacksonville, N.C. as well as in Norfolk, Va., Pearl City, Hawaii, San Antonio, San Diego and Woodbridge, Va. Military personnel and their families can get their photo taken by a professional photographer with a Nikon® DSLR camera against a “magical green screen,” depicting several holiday and patriotic themed backdrops, provided by Nikon. Participating military personnel will also receive free 30 complimentary 4 inch by 8 inch greeting cards from Sam’s Club in these locations, a $10.50 value per order.

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