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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - While Target was packed with shoppers this weekend, some in Santa Barbara were not there to holiday shop.

“We really don't shop Black Friday anymore because everything is accessible online whenever you want it. And most of the time I feel they mark up the prices just to mark them down,” said shopper Eileen Moore.

Eileen Moore came to Target to shop for day to day items.

But as for her Christmas shopping list, she'll be doing that online.

"Almost everyone I know does online shopping. That's the millennial way. That's what my kids taught me. They do everything online,” Moore said.

Cyber Monday will give shoppers the opportunity to buy Christmas presents from the comfort of their desk.

And it's growing more popular each year.

Last year, shoppers spent nearly $8 billion on Cyber Monday according to Adobe Analytics.

KEYT checked in at the Amazon Locker Hub where some customers came by.

Representatives are expecting a full house on Cyber Monday.

“We have a thing called peak season where it gets the busiest in the year and I think it will be another mini peak season for sure,” said representative Zarick Rankin of Amazon Locker Hub.

If Cyber Monday spending growth tracks with last year’s, Adobe Analytics expect consumers will shell out almost $9.5 billion.

But not everyone will be participating in Cyber Monday either.

“I'm not participating. I don't have the money to shop this year. I haven't had the money to shop in many years,” said Sharon Moore of Santa Barbara.

Robinson's Christmas gift is volunteering her time to preschool teachers.

“I go to the schools and sit and help with them with where it's needed,” Robinson said.

For those who are unable to participate in this years shopping season, remember, Christmas is less than four weeks away.

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Patricia Martellotti

Patricia Martelotti is a reporter at KEYT|KCOY|KKFX.

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