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comScore: Online Retail Climbs To $20.65B

Online retail spending from Nov. 1 through Dec. 18 reached $20.65 billion--up 25% from last year, according to new data by comScore Networks. The biggest day so far was Wednesday, Dec. 13, when consumers spent $667 million on e-commerce, followed by Monday, Dec. 11 ($661 million) and Monday, Dec. 4 ($647.5 million). Last year, the biggest day was Monday, Dec. 12 ($556 million).