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FedEx celebrated on NYSE

(Source: NYSE) (Source: NYSE)

(WMC-TV) – FedEx celebrated its busiest day in company history by ringing the Opening Bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

FedEx broke a record with its busiest day in history on December 10, 2012. The company credits the popularity of online shopping for the increase.

On December 10, the shipping giant saw a 10 percent increase over the same day in 2011.

A large portion of what was shipped included clothing, electronics, and books.

In addition to having the busiest day in history, FedEx was recognized on NYSE for hiring approximately 20,000 seasonal employees to help handle the increased shipping load.

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