A new forecast from Forrester Research credits greater online spending by Canadians, lower shipping costs and more selection for the spending increase.
December sales at footwear retailer Zappos.com more than doubled year-over-year to more than $11 million.
December sales at footwear retailer Zappos.com more than doubled year-over-year, setting a new record for a single month at more than $11 million, up from $5 million, Zappos says.
Zappos, which last month was named as one of Internet Retailer’s Top 50 Best of the Web for 2004, also posted a record year of sales in 2003 at more than $70 million.
To help sales during the holiday season, Zappos overnighted free of charge all deliveries for orders that came in Dec. 23 to assure delivery before Christmas.