By John Foley
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
The Great Debate
It’s that time of year again. Time for Americans to gather, eat turkey with all the fixings, and give thanks for what they’ve got. It’s also time for our old friend Cyber Monday — the Monday following Black Friday — one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But frankly, it’s a holiday we can do without.
— Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –
For years, Web retailers have touted their convenience and efficiency over conventional retailers, and enjoyed surging double-digit sales growth, especially in the crucial year-end holiday shopping season.