- Travel is the largest type of product bought online (almost 1/3 of all online purchases).
- No. 2 is buying computer hardware and software online.
- Buying autos and auto parts online is No. 3
The main reason for this rising retail sales online is because consumers are becoming more comfortable with using the Internet which has been a hurdle for online retails sales in the past.
At the same time, retailers are trying to integrating their stores with more access to the web by having in-store kiosks that let customers order online if they don't find the right product in the store.
Don't miss out this interesting development by reading this article.