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Which website created the term Cyber Monday during the 2005 holiday season?

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December 01, 2014 11:01PM

Answer: The term "Cyber Monday" was invented by Shop.org, part of the U.S. trade association National Retail Federation. The term made its debut on November 28, 2005 in a Shop.org press release entitled "'Cyber Monday' Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Online Shopping Days of the Year. According to Scott Silverman, the head of Shop.org, the term was coined based on research showing that 78% of online retailers reported a significant increase in sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving in 2004.