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.
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


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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