MSN to Kick Off Holiday Shopping Season by Announcing Metrics From One of The Biggest Shopping Days of the Year

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 20, 2001 — On Nov. 23, representatives from MSN®
, the most popular portal destination on the World Wide Web, will announce results from one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Indicative of the role e-commerce will play in overall spending this holiday season, and of what retailers may see from consumers, the number of online shoppers who turned to MSN eShop to meet their shopping needs will be shared. Additional data and trends will be unveiled, including the growth of online vs. brick and mortar sales, and the hottest gifts for this holiday season.

Who: MSN eShop

What: Press release and B-roll

When: Friday, Nov. 23, 2001
8–8:15 a.m. (PST) and 1–1:15 p.m. (PST) for B-roll; press release TBD

Where: On the Web at (for the press release)

Satellite: Galaxy 11; Transponder: C8 (91 degrees West Longitude)
Downlink Frequency: 3860 MHz; Downlink Polarity: Vertical
Audio Subcarriers: 6.2 and 6.8 MHz
Uplink technical information: (206) 404-4172 (for B-roll)

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