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Workers pack items Sunday at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif. Cyber Monday online sales jumped 8.5 percent over 2013. Noah Berger/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Holiday Shoppers Are Filling Their Carts, Online

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DeLisa Tolson signed up for health insurance at a retail store set up by Connecticut's exchange. She says she was so happy with the experience, she told all her friends. Jeff Cohen/NPR hide caption

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Customers Rush To Retail Store In Connecticut To Buy Obamacare

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No Sale: Family Dollar has turned away an offer valuing the company at $6.99 billion. In the past three years, the chain's stores have thrived. Its stock price is up more than 150 percent over the last 3 years. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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