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Online sales boomed on Black Friday

by Jackie Wattles   Black Friday 2017 was all about digital sales. American shoppers spent a record $5 billion in 24 hours. That marks a 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with Black Friday 2016, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights, which tracks 80% of online spending at America’s 100 largest retail websites. Digital retail giant Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) said Friday that orders were rolling in “at record levels.” More than 200,000 toys were sold in just the…