November 17, 2003, 12:00 AM

Online retail sales grew 22% first week in November

Online consumer retail spending for the week ending Nov. 9 rose 22% to $1.1 billion from $905 million for the corresponding week a year ago, comScore reports.

Kurt Peters

Executive Editor

 

Online consumer retail spending for the week ending Nov. 9 rose 22% to $1.1 billion from $905 million for the corresponding week a year ago, comScore Networks Inc.’s Media Metrix division reports.

Total retail sales for the week ending Nov. 8 declined 1.6% from the year-earlier week, reports ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate. It was the second consecutive week of year-over-year declines following 26 weeks of increases.

Online travel spending was up 7% for the week ending Nov. 9, reaching $779 million from $726 million a year ago, comScore reports.

 

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