July 5, 2006, 12:00 AM

May’s online sales grow 21% over last May, comScore reports

Online retail sales in May reached $7.45 billion, up 21% from $6.14 billion in May last year, comScore reports. By comparison, ShopperTrak reports that total U.S. retail sales in May increased 7.8% over May 2005.

Kurt Peters

Executive Editor

 

Online retail sales in May reached $7.45 billion, up 21% from $6.14 billion in May last year, comScore Networks Inc. reports. By comparison, ShopperTrak RCT Corp.`s National Retail Sales Estimate reports that total U.S. retail sales in May increased 7.8% over May 2005.

Online travel sales in May were up 15% over May a year ago, reaching $6 billion from $5.2 billion, comScore reports.

April’s online retail sales were up 23% over April a year earlier, reaching $7.4 billion from $6 billion, comScore reports.

 

Comments

Sign In to Make a Comment

Comments are moderated by Internet Retailer and can be removed.

Not a member? Signup for free today!

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Relevant Commentary

FPO

Jason Squardo / Mobile Commerce

Five tips for achieving high mobile search rankings

Searches on mobile devices will soon exceed those on computers, Google says. Retailers that keep ...

FPO

Sergio Pereira / B2B E-Commerce

Quill turns to its B2B customers for new ideas

Coming in April is a new section of Quill.com that will let customers and Quill ...

Advertisement