Tag: ONLINE MARKETPLACES U.S.
E-commerce jumps 17.5% in Q2 The U.S. Commerce Department says online shoppers spent $47.5 billion during the second quarter, with e-commerce accounting for 4.6% of all retail sales, the highest level on record. Excluding automobiles, fuel, grocery and food sales, e-commerce represented 8.4% of total retail sales in the second quarter, according to an Internet Retailer estimate. Allison Enright Senior Editor Topics: comScore, e-commerce spending, Q2, retail sales,spending trends, U.S. Commerce Department U.S. e-commerce sales totaled $47.51 billion during the second quarter, up 17.5% from $40.42 billion a year ago, according to seasonally adjusted estimates released today by the U.S. Commerce Department. E-commerce accounted for approximately 4.6% of total retail sales during the second quarter, [...]