Online surge, long lines mark start of Thanksgiving sales November 23, 2018 admin Business News Comments Off on Online surge, long lines mark start of Thanksgiving sales U.S. shoppers hit department stores on Thanksgiving evening and spent $1.75 billion online by 5 p.m. ET as a strong economy and rising wages drove a solid start to the holiday selling season. …read more Source:: Reuters – Business News Did you enjoy this article? Join our FREE Newsletter! I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information ) Join over 100,000 investors and business leaders worldwide. Get the latest actionable business and investing intelligence before the rest of the crowd.We hate spam. Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else.