Online Retail Sales Rose 5.0% in Q3

Washington, DC, November 19, 2019--The estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for Q3 2019 was $154.5 billion, an increase of 5.0% from Q2 2019, according the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Total retail sales for Q3 2019 were estimated at $1,380.5 billion, an increase of 1.4% from Q2 2019.

The Q3 2019 e-commerce estimate increased 16.9% from Q3 2018, while total retail sales increased 4.0% in the same period.

E-commerce sales in Q3 2019 accounted for 11.2% of total sales.