Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Release: Quarterly Retail E-Commerce Sales
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.
U.S. Bureau of the Census, E-Commerce Retail Sales [ECOMSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ECOMSA, December 12, 2017.