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May 21, 2014
Chris Crum E-Commerce Taking Place On Desktops Goes Up 12% Since Last Year
By Chris Crum
comScore put out new findings indicating that desktop-based e-commerce in the U.S. has grown 12% versus the same period last year.

According to the firm's estimates for Q1 2014 U.S. digital commerce sales, desktop e-commerce spending reached $56.1 billion during the quarter. That's actually the eighteenth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and the fourteenth of double-digit growth.

That's not to say mobile commerce isn't contributing significantly. M-commerce spending from smartphones and tablets added $7.3 billion for the quarter, growing by 23% versus a year ago. That brings the grand total for digital commerce spending in the U.S. to $63.4 billion for the quarter by comScore's figures. [...]

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