The Biggest Box: Wal-Mart 2009 E-Commerce Sales

About 4 percent of all retail sales are completed online. In 2009, consumers purchased $143 billion in retail goods from businesses online. According to the most recent Wal-Mart Annual Report, what were total U.S. sales for Wal-Mart (including Sam’s) for the 12 months ending January 31, 2010? A. $26 million B. $26 billion C. $268 […]

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E-Commerce III: Business-to-Business E-commerce in 2008

According to the U.S. Census Bureau E –Stats, business-to-consumer (B-to-C) online sales (goods and services) totaled $288 billion in 2008. Businesses also sell to other businesses. Business-to business (B-to-B) e-commerce has increased dramatically over the past few years as businesses find new, effective, cost efficient ways to use tine internet. B-to-B e-commerce more than doubled […]

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E-Commerce I: Online Retail Sales in 2009

In 2009, consumers purchased $143 billion in retail goods online from U.S. businesses. That compares to $27 billion in online retail in 2000. Online retail sales include purchases from online only retailers like Amazon and traditional retail companies like Barnes and Nobel and Best Buy that also sell online. What percentage of total retail sales […]

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