About This Statistic
This statistic gives information on retail e-commerce sales in the United States from 2015 until 2021. In 2015, online sales of physical goods amounted to 294.45 billion US dollars and are projected to surpass 485 billion US dollars in 2021. Apparel and accessories retail e-commerce in the U.S. is projected to generate a close in on 100 billion U.S. dollars in revenue by 2021. The United States rank behind several countries in terms of e-commerce sales as percentage of total retail sales - in 2016, almost a fifth of China's retail sales occurred via the internet, compared to only 8.1 percent in the United States. The UK, South Korea, and Denmark are also ahead of the U.S. in terms of retail e-commerce share.