3rd April 2013
For the twelve months ending February 2013, Australia’s online retail spending totaled $13.1 billion www.nab.com.au
This compared to the previous year when the 12 months ending February 2012, figure was about $10.9 billion. (5.0% the size of Australia’s traditional (Non-Internet) retail sector)
The original content from this page from 2010 was:
Australian Internet Shopping is a growing industry with turnover expected to be about $4.2 billion for 2010.
It is still very small, but increasing rapidly.
In the USA Online shopping is expected to reach $248.7 billion, and account for 8 percent of total U.S. retail sales, by 2014. Source: reuters.com
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Online sales in Australia at $10.5 billion for 2011, up from 29 per cent on the year before. www.abc.net.au. So, was 2010 really $8.1b online turnover ?
Online retail sales increased by 14% last year (2011) to more than 50bn www.guardian.co.uk
In 2012, Australia’s online retail spending was $12.8 billion. www.nab.com.au
This represents about 5.8% of the size of Australia’s traditional (Non-Internet) retail sector
Internet sales in the UK were estimated to be 28bn in 2012, according to Panmure Gordon. Expectations are that this will increase to around 70bn by 2020 .