Clicks continued to gain on bricks in the third quarter as additional sales migrated online.
Seasonally adjusted third-quarter e-commerce sales in the U.S. increased 1.9 percent versus the second quarter and shot up 13.7 percent to $48.2 billion from a year earlier, according to a Commerce Department report. The Web accounted for 4.6 percent of all retail sales, up from 4.4 percent a year earlier.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"