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Online holiday sales grow north of 45% in 2020

In a pandemic-fueled year, digital sales for November-December rose at more than triple the year-over-year rate for the 2019 season. More than $1 in $4 spent on retail purchases for the period came from online orders—an astounding jump in digital penetration.

Top ecommerce charts of 2020

Over the course of the year, Digital Commerce 360 publishes hundreds of charts in our paid research reports and for our premium members. These are the most-read charts from the past year, which include data on marketplaces, European ecommerce, midsized online retailers and more.

2021 online retail predictions

Retailers can expect fresh opportunities and challenges, technological advancements and possible consolidation in 2021, the Digital Commerce 360 staff says. Shopping patterns are unlikely to return to the 'normal' of late 2019.

Ecommerce in 2020 recap: The most-read online retail stories of 2020

Digital Commerce 360 editors reveal the most read stories of 2020. The articles cover the challenging but exciting year for online retailers, as they adapt their businesses to new consumer shopping habits because of the coronavirus pandemic.

US nonstore retail sales surge 31% in record-breaking November

Gains in nonstore spending accounted for more than three-quarters of all retail growth for the month. Total retail sales through all channels decelerated for the second consecutive month but still reached a robust 8.9%.