Online Holiday Spending to Increase 21%, Report Says

December 2003
Electronic News;12/8/2003, Vol. 49 Issue 49, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Forecasts that online holiday spending would increase in 2003. Sales expectations for the industry; Reason for the preference of consumers to shop online; Accommodation of increased demand for online retailing.


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