07 August 2007

Total E-Commerce Reaches $95 Billion during First Half of 2007

On July 31 comScore released a report on U.S. e-commerce spending for the second quarter of 2007 Compared Q2 2006.

Retail E-Commerce Climbs 23 Percent in Q2 Versus Year Ago
Online Sales of Video Games, Consoles & Accessories Explodes

The top-gaining e-commerce category in Q2 versus year ago was video games, consoles & accessories, which jumped 159 percent on the strength of Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 sales. Sport & fitness also saw substantial gains (up 58 percent), followed by consumer electronics (up 51 percent) and event tickets (up 44 percent). (read entire article)

Games and Gadgets Driving E-Commerce - eMarketer -read article

eMarketer analyzes data from leading sources and looks for trends to share. You may want to read that article as well if your line is e-commerce. What is incredible to me is the ratio of consumer spending levels with confidence in government levels. Personally, I have put off buying some big ticket items until the economy shakes out.


Anonymous said...

This is really a good news, at least we know that right now internet grow dramatically and that's why we still have more market to grow.

CyberCelt said...

@ruri-Seems like games and gadgets are the place to be. Are y'all going to add a blog to your site?

Anonymous said...

Gaming and gadgets are definitely the place to be, but this figure is relevant only to the US markets. India being an economy on a rise with the internet still to grab a complete hold of its users, E-Commerce in this country has too much potential and is going to suddenly burst and contribute to a rather significant chunk of world over spendings.

Anonymous said...


Good information! we all know that gaming companies are gaining millions of dollars that is only happen through with internet so i think this example is enough to know how internet is useful.

Anonymous said...

Yes, this is indeed good news. For all of us making a living on the Internet this can only mean that business will keep going well or even better in the years to come.

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