Percent of Annual US Retail E-Commerce Sales Attributed to the Holiday Shopping Season (2003-2008)



Stat: 22.7% (2003), 22.6% (2004-2005), 22.9% (2006), 22.8% (2007), 22.9% (2008)

Stat Categories: Ecommerce Stats

Tags: holiday shopping holiday shopping,ecommerce holiday shopping,ecommerce,retail holiday shopping,ecommerce,retail,spending

Years: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Stat Source: eMarketer October 2008

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): eMarketer

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

Related Categories: None


Share on:

Related Stats / Figures


Stat Data / Info Details
43% of retailers have reviews - double in one year. See Full Stat Info
68% of consumers trust "people like me" first for product advice. See Full Stat Info
Nearly one out of every four Internet users (24%) reported using online reviews prior t... See Full Stat Info
76% of online shoppers surveyed report that content is insufficient to complete researc... See Full Stat Info
Products with reviews have a 17% lower return rate than those without reviews. See Full Stat Info
While those adults in the UK who use social networking do so to attain a feeling of com... See Full Stat Info
US Online Buyers (2007-2012): 110.7 million (2007), 117.4 million (2008), 123.8 millio... See Full Stat Info
Reviews usage drives higher spending: 27% of users report an increase of 5-10%; almost ... See Full Stat Info
42% of consumers said they prefer being able to find the answers they need online on th... See Full Stat Info
Giving shoppers the ability to sort products within a category by customer rating led t... See Full Stat Info
86.9% of respondents said they would trust a friend's recommendation over a review by a... See Full Stat Info
US Holiday Season Retail Sales Growth 1998-2008: 5.8% (1998), 8.1% (1999), 2.3% (2000... See Full Stat Info
2005 US Retail Ecommerce Revenue: $82.3 billion See Full Stat Info
Top rated product email drive 46% higher revenue per email in A/B test. See Full Stat Info
83% of online shoppers would make purchases if sites offered increased interactive elem... See Full Stat Info
86.9% of respondents said they would trust a friend's recommendation over a review by a... See Full Stat Info
A majority (51%) of Americans will be shopping online this year because of the bad econ... See Full Stat Info
Two thirds of UK social networkers (66%) are more likely to buy a product as a result o... See Full Stat Info
11% greater likelihood to recommend the site to others. See Full Stat Info
Products with 50+ reviews have a return rate that is half of those with fewer than five... See Full Stat Info
Total Retail Sales - All Types, U.S. : 4,495 Bil. US$ See Full Stat Info
81% consider the availability of customer reviews to be "very important" (33%)"somewhat... See Full Stat Info
US Retail E-Commerce Holiday Season Sales 2003-2008: 12.9 billion (2003), 16.0 billion... See Full Stat Info
Among the 46% of respondents who had posted or planned to post reviews about their onli... See Full Stat Info
81% of marketers surveyed say that their social media spending will meet or exceed thei... See Full Stat Info
19% of US online adults post ratings and reviews at least once a month. See Full Stat Info


News / Press / Blogs Mentioning This Stat


There are no news articles listed.

Market Research Reports Mentioning / Related to this Stat / Figure


There are no reports listed.

Comment on this Stat


Edit | Back