Online sales from Dec. 19-Dec. 21 -- typically the last days gifts can be ordered in time for Christmas -- among 50 top U.S. e-retailers tracked by payment processor Chase Paymentech totaled nearly US$1.08B, a 26.7% increase from same period last year

LOS ANGELES , December 23, 2011 () – U.S. online sales among the top 50 e-retailers tracked by payment processing company Chase Paymentech totaled nearly US$1.08 billion from Dec. 19-Dec. 21, typically the last days that gifts could be ordered in time for Christmas arrival, Internet Retailer reported Dec. 23.

The figure represents a 26.7% increase from the same period last year. The retailers have seen a 25% sales surge this holiday season, according to Chase Paymentech.

The primary source of this article is Internet Retailer, Chicago, Illinois, on Dec. 23, 2011.

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