American eCommerce Sales, 2011-2017 [CHART]

Chart - American eCommerce Sales

In 2013, eMarketer estimates US retail ecommerce sales will total $259 billion, a 14.8% annual increase over 2012’s $225.5 billion. The longer-term outlook is also bright, with digital sales expected to increase at a 14% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2012 to 2017, according to the eMarketer report, “US Retail Ecommerce: 2013 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.” Smartphone and tablet shoppers will be strong growth drivers. Mobile already accounts for 11% of ecommerce sales, and its share will jump to 25% by 2017. Read the rest at eMarketer.