Retail Ecommerce Sales in Q2 Up 6% from Q1

September 27, 2007

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Retail & E-Commerce

US retail ecommerce sales for the second quarter of 2007, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, was $33.6 billion – an increase of 6.4% (±0.8%) from the first quarter of 2007, according to estimates from the Census Bureau of the Commerce Department.

The second quarter 2007 ecommerce estimate increased 20.8% (±4.6%) from the second quarter of 2006.

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Ecommerce sales in the second quarter of 2007 accounted for 3.3% of total retail sales, according to the data. Total retail sales for the second quarter of 2007 were estimated at $1,012.6 billion, an increase of 1.3% (±0.3%) from the first quarter of 2007. Total retail sales increased 3.8% (±0.5%) from the second quarter of 2006.

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On a not-adjusted basis:

  • The estimate of US retail ecommerce sales for the second quarter of 2007 totaled $31.8 billion, an increase of 3.9% (±0.8%) from the first quarter of 2007.
  • The second quarter 2007 ecommerce estimate increased 20.7% (±4.6%) from the second quarter of 2006.
  • The total retail sales increased 3.8% (±0.5%) from the second quarter of 2006.
  • Ecommerce sales in the second quarter of 2007 accounted for 3.1% of total sales.

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