11/27/2013 01:22 pm ET Updated Jan 27, 2014

Cha-Ching! comScore Forecasts 14 Percent Growth to $48.1 Billion for 2013 U.S. Holiday Desktop E-Commerce Spending

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RESTON, VA, November 26, 2013 - comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 24 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season, as well as its official spending forecast for the season. For the holiday season-to-date, $18.9 billion has been spent online using desktop computers, marking a 14-percent increase versus the corresponding days last year. Tuesday, November 19 has been the heaviest online spending day of the season to date at $963 million. Two other shopping days - Thursday, November 14 and Sunday, November 24 - have also seen at least $900 million in online retail spending.