Doing your Christmas shopping on your phone? Don’t feel special, pretty much everyone’s doing that
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The more your friends and influencers post about their #favoritethings, the more likely you are to buy from your phone. Holiday online sales rival in-store, but more and more, it’s from phone sales that are growing retailers’ bottom lines. That’s partly driven by social media. And, bigger screen sizes are also helping drive sales from phones.
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