In accordance with the Census Bureau of the U.S. Division of Commerce, retail ecommerce gross sales within the U.S. grew in This autumn 2021 (PDF), growing by 1.7% from Q3 2021 to a seasonally adjusted $218.5 billion.
The Division of Commerce defines ecommerce gross sales as “gross sales of products and providers the place the customer locations an order, or the worth and phrases of the sale are negotiated over an Web, cell machine (m‐commerce), extranet, digital information interchange (EDI) community, electronic message, or different comparable on-line system. Fee might or is probably not made on-line.”
Whole U.S. retail gross sales — on-line and in-store — additionally grew in This autumn 2021 to $1,688.6 billion, up 2.5% from the earlier quarter.
In This autumn 2021, the ecommerce share of whole U.S. retail gross sales stood at 12.9%, down from 13.6% in the identical quarter in 2020.
Nonetheless, ecommerce gross sales climbed 9.4% in This autumn 2021 in comparison with This autumn 2020, whereas whole retail gross sales elevated by 15.2%.