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Net retailers have a green Christmas

The news appears to be all good for online retailers in the wake of the holiday shopping season.

The news appears to be all good for online retailers in the wake of the holiday shopping season. Sales were up some 300 percent over last year, analysts and shopkeepers say. Offline retailers didn't seem adversely affected, and the stock market came along for the ride.

Web holiday shopping triples
Web sites were clogged as shoppers rushed online this season, and Net retailers are smiling.

Stocks jump on e-commerce plans
Flush with the success of holiday e-commerce, traders bid up companies looking to expand online sales.

Online boom has small offline impact
Analysts say the bigger impact of the surge in e-commerce sales is on catalog and telephone marketers.

Holidays live up to expectations
High hopes for "an e-commerce Christmas" were mostly right on as virtual shoppers jammed Web sites and Net stocks took off thanks to all the cheery news.

Retail Web sites pack 'em in
This holiday season online vendors were hopping to meet demand, and for the most part, they seem to have passed the test

Late shoppers flock to Net
Retailers say last-minute gift-seekers boosted online holiday sales beyond expectations.