RESTON, Va. -- Sales of food and groceries on the Internet outpaced all other categories between Thanksgiving and Christmas -- rising 950% between Oct. 31 and Dec. 26, compared with an overall on-line spending increase of 148% -- according to a survey of 3,000 home-based on-line users. In contrast to food, the survey noted that purchases of toys rose 483% during the two-month period; purchases of flowers and cards rose 348%, and purchases of videos and DVDs was up 308%. In dollars terms, ...

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