Total and e-commerce sales of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order houses in 2017, by merchandise line
(in million U.S. dollars)
E-commerce sales of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order houses 2017
This statistic shows the total and e-commerce sales figures of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order house sales in 2016. During that year, e-commerce sales of computer software (includes video game software) was worth 15.44 billion U.S. dollars, while its total sales amount was worth 16.43 billion U.S. dollars.
Total and e-commerce sales of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order houses in 2017, by merchandise line
(in million U.S. dollars)
TotalE-commerce
Books (includes audio books and e-books) 17,98915,926
Clothing and clothing accessories (includes footwear) 75,45966,716
Computer and peripheral equipment, communications equipment, and related products (includes cellular phones) 26,36623,258
Computer software (includes video game software) 16,43215,443
Drugs, health aids, and beauty aids 139,06735,724
Electronics and appliances 50,41446,210
Food, beer, and wine 15,37012,670
Furniture and home furnishings 52,96048,734
Jewelry 9,1737,192
Audio and video recordings (includes purchased downloads) 10,5789,701
Office equipment and supplies 11,1999,451
Sporting goods 18,85716,932
Toys, hobby goods, and games 18,41816,628
Other merchandise* 76,59862,795
Nonmerchandise receipts** 13,33410,110
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Special properties

NAICS 45411; E-commerce sales are sales of goods and services where the buyer places an order, or the price and terms of the sale are negotiated, over an Internet, mobile device (M-commerce), extranet, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) network, electronic mail, or other comparable online system. Payment may or may not be made online.

Supplementary notes

Source states that estimates are shown in millions of dollars and are based on data from the Annual Retail Trade Survey. Estimates have been adjusted using final results of the 2012 Economic Census.
*Includes other merchandise such as collectibles, souvenirs, auto parts and accessories, hardware, and lawn and garden equipment and supplies.
**Includes nonmerchandise receipts such as auction commissions, customer training, customer support, advertising, and shipping and handling.

E-commerce sales of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order houses 2017
This statistic shows the total and e-commerce sales figures of U.S. electronic shopping and mail-order house sales in 2016. During that year, e-commerce sales of computer software (includes video game software) was worth 15.44 billion U.S. dollars, while its total sales amount was worth 16.43 billion U.S. dollars.
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