E-Commerce Sales Rose 2.6% in Q4

Washington, DC, February 19, 2020-The estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for Q4 2019 was $158.0 billion, an increase of 2.6% from Q3 2019, the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced. 

Total retail sales for Q4 2019 were estimated at $1,386.2 billion, an increase of 0.4% from Q3 2019. 

The Q4 2019 e-commerce estimate increased 16.7% from Q4 2018 while total retail sales increased 3.8% in the same period. E- commerce sales in Q4 2019 accounted for 11.4% of total sales.