With more than two weeks left to go to Christmas, online spending is already reaching new heights.
Total online sales hit $80.3 billion from Nov. 1 through Dec. 6, up 18.6% from the year-ago period, according to new data from Adobe Analytics. It was the biggest online shopping period of all time in the U.S., beating last year’s record of $67.7 billion. The top states by basket size were Alaska, California, Washington, New York and Wyoming.
Adobe forecasts that the holiday season (Nov. 1 to Dec. 31) will see at least $124.1 billion in total U.S. online retail sales. . . . more