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HomeNewsEconomyRetail E-Commerce Sales Gained 3.6% in Q1 2019, 12.4% Year-Over-Year

Retail E-Commerce Sales Gained 3.6% in Q1 2019, 12.4% Year-Over-Year

E-Commerce Retail Sales Graphic (Source: Adobe Stock)

E-Commerce Sales in Q1 2019 Accounted for 10.2% of Total Retail Sales

E-Commerce Retail Sales Graphic (Source: Adobe Stock)
E-Commerce Retail Sales Graphic (Source: Adobe Stock)

The U.S. Census Bureau and Commerce Department said retail e-commerce sales rose 3.6% (±0.7%) to $137.7 billion in the first quarter (Q1) 2019.

Total retail sales in the U.S. for Q1 2019 were estimated at $1,344.9 billion, virtually unchanged (±0.2%) from Q4 2018. The Q1 2019 estimate pushes the year-on-year increase for retail e-commerce sales to 12.4% (±1.1%),

Total retail sales rose 2.7% (±0.4%) in the same period. E-commerce sales in the Q1 2019 accounted for 10.2% of total retail sales.

Revised not adjusted estimates and corresponding adjusted estimates are scheduled for release on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

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