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Rakuten’s U.S. E-commerce trend forecast for 2013

12/17/2012

U.S. e-commerce has been a source of steady growth for several years, but this holiday season shoppers are expected to spend $43.4 billion online according to projections released by research firm ComScore; that’s a 17 percent increase from last year and the biggest growth projection for e-commerce since the recession hit.