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[IWS] Census: E-COMMERCE SALES REPORT, 1st Qtr 2014 [15 May 2014]

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Census

Latest Quarterly E-Commerce Report
http://www.census.gov/retail/

[Scroll to bottom of URL page above to find the following]

The 1st Quarter 2014 Retail E-Commerce Sales Report was released on May 15, 2014 and available as:

[excerpt]

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce

sales for the first quarter of 2014, adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes, was $71.2 billion, an

increase of 2.8 percent (±0.7%) from the fourth quarter of 2013. Total retail sales for the first quarter of 2014 were

estimated at $1,147.4 billion, an increase of 0.2 percent (±0.4%)* from the fourth quarter of 2013. The first quarter

2014 e-commerce estimate increased 15.0 percent (±2.3%) from the first quarter of 2013 while total retail sales

increased 2.4 percent (±0.4%) in the same period. E-commerce sales in the first quarter of 2014 accounted for 6.2

percent of total sales.

 

On a not adjusted basis, the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2014 totaled $66.9

billion, a decrease of 20.1 percent (±0.7%) from the fourth quarter of 2013. The first quarter 2014 e-commerce

estimate increased 14.9 percent (±2.3%) from the first quarter of 2013 while total retail sales increased 2.2 percent

(±0.4%) in the same period. E-commerce sales in the first quarter of 2014 accounted for 6.2 percent of total sales.

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