E-Commerce Sales Up 23.1% to $15.7 Billion

Vadum, Matthew
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31953, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase in retail sales via electronic commerce in the second quarter of 2004 compared to the same period in 2003 according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Estimated total retail sales for the 2004 second quarter; Percentage accounted for by electronic commerce sales in total retail sales; Release of an official government estimate of sales of goods and services over the Internet.


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