GENEVA — Online sales of apparel and accessories, along with computers and consumer electronics, are projected to continue to spearhead the double-digit expansion of U.S. retail e-commerce over the next four years, a report by research company eMarketer predicts.
In 2013, U.S. retail e-commerce sales are forecast to reach $259 billion, up 14.8 percent over last year’s total of $225.5 billion, the report said. Apparel and accessories, as well as computer and electronic sales combined will contribute 42.9 percent of total sales, and will edge up to 45.6 percent by 2016.
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