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ClickZ.com reports on a new comScore study saying that "Online retail spending, which has steadily made double-digit gains since 2009, jumped 15 percent from a year ago to $186 billion last year, while online travel spending increased 9 percent to $103 billion.

"Overall, e-commerce sales combined for a 14 percent spike in year-over-year growth, reaching $289 billion in 2012. Over the course of eight years, e-commerce grew from 5 to 10 percent of all U.S. consumer spending with mobile now also accounting for one in every 10 e-commerce dollars spent."
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