While shoppers spent a record $12.4 billion on Cyber Monday alone, the Cyber Week retail event racked up a total of $38 billion in consumer spending. Yahoo Finance Retail Reporter Brooke DiPalma details the e-commerce platforms and buy now, pay later companies — such as Amazon (AMZN) and Affirm (AFRM) — that benefitted the most this holiday shopping season as consumers navigate online scams while checking out items on their wish list. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
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