Online sales of luxury items up 28% in 2005

According to Forrester Research, luxury online sales, including jewelry and designer fashions, rose 28% to $3.2 bln in 2005 from 2004.

According to Forrester Research, luxury online sales, including jewelry and designer fashions, rose 28% to $3.2 bln in 2005 from 2004. That was faster than the 22% increase in total online sales, excluding travel, which reached $109 bln in 2005.