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• Forrester Research has published new projections saying that despite the current recession, it expects that 2009 online sales will increase 11 percent to $156 billion, representing seven percent of total US retail sales.

This marks a bit of a slowdown in the growth rate for e-commerce, In 2008, online sales grew 13 percent; it represented six percent of total US retail sales.

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