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Retailers Prepare To Test Pandemic Lessons As Online Shopping Reaches New Highs

Cyber Monday is usually the day when retailers flood the internet with online-only holiday deals. But online sales are already making records following Black Friday, and even though they’ve had months to prepare, retailers could face a challenge in getting all those packages delivered in time for Christmas.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Jill Schlesinger, business analyst for CBS News and host of “Jill on Money,” about how retailers and shipping giants are preparing for the high load of packages this holiday season.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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