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2022 is expected to be the first trillion-dollar year for e-commerce, largely thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic

March 15, 2021

E-commerce will have its first trillion-dollar year of sales in 2022 as people continue to shift their spending habits online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, new data from Adobe projects.

The pandemic gave e-commerce sales an “extra boost” as consumers moved online to meet their daily needs, Adobe said in its report. In 2020, online consumer spending hit a record $813 billion, which was a 42% increase from 2019.

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