*Corresponding days based on corresponding shopping days (November 3 thru December 20, 2015)
"This final full week of online holiday shopping before Christmas saw an uptick in desktop spending, finishing off the season on a high note and bringing the season-to-date growth rate to 13 percent," said comScore CEO Gian Fulgoni. "While the corresponding shopping week last year tailed off in the end, due to it falling two days closer to Christmas, this year we saw strong growth through Free Shipping Day, with four billion-dollar spending days and a notable weekend surge as consumers rushed to get their online orders in with enough time to ship their gifts before the holiday. The heaviest spending days of the season are now behind us, but there is still another $7-8 billion that will be spent over the balance of the year that will once again get us to new all-time highs for desktop e-commerce."
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