Online shopping is up 13 percent so far this holiday season

Online shopping is up 13 percent to $33.8 billion in the first 44 days of the holiday shopping season, according to market researcher comScore.

The fast growth of online shopping has been consistent for years now, as electronic commerce steals market share from physical retail stores, which typically grow sales at single-digit rates, if at all, during the holidays. The most recent work week saw four individual days eclipse $1 billion in U.S. online spending.

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