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Sales Figures2013 web sales of the 500 largest U.S. e-retailers
Thorough Analysis263 total metrics per profiled e-retailer: financial, operations, performance and others
Comprehensive ScopeFeature articles spotlight all Top 500 trends
Industry Contacts2,272 online retailing executives