US eCommerce vs Total Holiday Sales, November & December 2013 [CHART]

Chart - US eCommerce vs Total Holiday Sales

Despite concerns that the economy remains soft, US consumers displayed a healthy appetite for goods over the holiday retail season. According to the National Retail Federation, total holiday retail sales in 2013 increased by 3.8% year over year for a total of $601.8 billion. But eCommerce holiday sales saw an even sharper growth rate of 9.3%, with sales totaling $95.7 billion. Read the rest at eMarketer.