May 29, 2003, 12:00 AM

Weekly e-retail growth remains in low double digits, comScore reports

Online retail spending was up 12% for the week that ended May 18 vs. the corresponding week a year ago, comScore Networks Inc. reports. E-retail sales reached $841 million from $750 million a year earlier.

Kurt Peters

Executive Editor

Online retail spending was up 12% for the week that ended May 18 vs. the corresponding week a year ago, comScore Networks Inc. reports. E-retail sales reached $841 million from $750 million a year earlier. Growth vs. the year-ago week was 11% the week prior, according to comScore numbers.

Total retail sales declined 0.4% for the week ending May 17 vs. the same week a year ago, ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate reports. Week-to-week sales declined 1.2%, ShopperTrak reports.

Online travel spending was up 14% for the week ending May 18 vs. a year ago, reaching $742 million from $653 million a year earlier, comScore reports.

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