VeriSign provides network security and authentication services to about 120,000 online retailers. Those companies took in $8.8 billion in online spending during the period between the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 25 and Dec. 27, the Monday after Christmas. This was an increase of 24% compared to the same period last year, VeriSign said.Read more at ComputerWorld
Online shopping up by 24%
Posted on Sunday, Jan 02 2005 @ 16:42 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Holiday shoppers in the United States bought 24% more on the internet this year compared to last year, according to Verisign.