Local firm sees Cyber Monday boost

Maumee based Hickory Farms reports that Cyber Monday visits to the company's website are the same as they were a year ago but sales and orders are up. CEO Mark Rodriguez attributes the one year turn around to aggressive marketing and deep discounts. "It's packaging in an environmentally friendly material, we've improved the quality of our products and we also have made it more affordable during this difficult season," Mr. Rodriguez said. Internet sales account for one third of the company's business and Cyber Monday orders are up 25 percent from last year. You can check out Hickory Farms products by going to their website