Cyber Monday is in full effect today. Hope you’re getting all those deals! But when did this all start and why?
The term “Cyber Monday” was first used in the early 2000’s by an e-commerce expert named Ellen Davis who was analyzing shopping trends during the holidays.
Her findings saw that the Monday after Thanksgiving, it seemed like millions of people would get back to their office and buy all the products they saw in stores over the long weekend. The question became why wait till Monday? You have to remember back then the internet speeds were AWFUL. Usually your work internet was broadband and much faster than the dial up connection you had in your living room.
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