NATIONAL RETAIL: EAST COAST SERIES
October 4, 2018
Retail generated a record high $5.7 trillion sales in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, making another strong year with annual sales growth of 4.4% year-over-year. However, consumers also turned their dollars towards e-commerce, spending $453.46 billion online in 2017, a 16% increase from the previous year which represents 13% of total retail sales and nearly half of its growth. ......