Cyber Monday Sales Look to Top $1.5 billion

We all need more stuff to be thankful for next year


Americans are returning to work today after the extended Thanksgiving weekend just in time for Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year.

Shoppers are expected to spend more than $1.5 billion today, up 20 percent from last year, according to research firm comScore.

It has already been a big holiday weekend with a record $59.1 billion spent at U.S. stores and websites, according to the National Retail Federation.