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Click, Buy, Repeat: Consumers Flocking to Virtual Shopping More Than Ever

It's been the retailing story for years—and new research says it still is! Yes, online sales continue to soar, recession be damned. We were all probably at least vaguely aware of this phenomenon but to see it in such stark numbers astounds anew. Perhaps the most eye-opening figure of all is the average amount that an Internet shopper spent last year: $1,006.50. Sure buys a lot of Lady Gaga downloads. Or these.

Infographic: Rob Vargas

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  • Annette Conrad

    Its a proven fact, internet sales go up every year. It really "PAYS" to be a preferred customer on my portal and get CASH BACK for internet purchases

  • FF Architect

    Would be interesting to see the projected results in the scenario of having most of these purchases being taxed. Avoiding the sales tax is a major driver of this.

    The Architect
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