Online Spending Up 17% to $44.3B in Q1, comScore Reports
Online U.S. retail spending reached $44.3 billion in the first quarter of 2012, up 17 percent vs. a year ago, according to comScore’s Q1 2012 Retail survey. It was the 10th consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth. In other findings, 38 percent of tablet owners have made a purchase on their device within the past month. Apparel was the most popular category for purchase among tablet shoppers.