(NEW YORK) — If you make holiday shopping convenient, Americans will come in droves. It’s estimated that U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday. They were attracted by retailers‘ efforts to make shopping easier, including opening stores on Thanksgiving evening, updating mobile shopping applications for smartphones and tablets, and expanding shipping and layaway options.
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There has been much frustration and outrage among two groups of investors in recent days--Apple bulls and Amazon bears. Apple reported a quarter that beat Wall Street's printed expectations--and the stock tanked. Amazon reported a quarter that mostly missed Wall Street's printed expectations--and the stock soared.