Online Holiday Spending Up 14 Percent to Record $42 Billion

Consumers in the United States spent a record $42.3 billion online during the past holiday season according to data released by comScore. This was a 14 percent increase in online sales from 2011 when consumers spent $37.2 billion. Holiday shopping … Continue reading

Strong Cyber Monday Sales Expected

An estimated 129.2 million shoppers say they will head to retailers' websites today, up from 122.8 million who shopped last year, according to a Shop.org survey. This follows record levels of online spending over the Black Friday weekend. Special promotions will … Continue reading

E-Commerce Sales Up 17.3 Percent

Sales through e-commerce were $56.99 billion in the third quarter, up from $48.59 billion a year ago, according to figures released by Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This 17.3 percent increase far exceeds total retail sales growth of … Continue reading