Retail Forward: Online Xmas shopping up to $17B

Retail Forward reported this week that it projects retail sales will rise during the 2003 holiday season by 4% from the previous year's season. Specifically in the online retail sector, Retail Forward projects a rise of 27% in the 2003 holiday season over that of 2002, with sales totaling $17.

Retail Forward reported this week that it projects retail sales will rise during the 2003 holiday season by 4% from the previous year's season. Specifically in the online retail sector, Retail Forward projects a rise of 27% in the 2003 holiday season over that of 2002, with sales totaling $17.5 billion in Q4. For an idea of whether or not Retail Forward