The Internet is naturally suited to information-rich or information-oriented products like books, CDs, financial
services, software, or electronics.
execute millions of dollars of orders per day
on the Internet. And that is not even including
the consumers who window shop on the net, and then
call the 800 number.
As Christmas 1998 approached, bookseller
Amazon.com found that its sales were
running triple the rate of 1997 and it
had trouble keeping up with the flood of orders!
Maddox, Kate (1999)
"E-Commerce Hits It Big This Holiday,"
For information about online buying for the 1999 holiday season, visit these two sites:
- PC Data Online presents the results of the Goldman Sachs/PC Data Online survey about online buying from the last week of October through the week of December 19, 1999.
- EMarketer reports on Australian preferences for buying online this holiday season.
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