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  • reports that online orders during the fourth quarter of 2003 were up 64 percent to 180 million from 110 million during the same quarter of 2002, and reached $18 billion, a 22 percent increase from 2002's fourth quarter online sales of $15 billion.

    In addition, BizRate reported that total consumer spending online for 2003 was $55.93 billion, a 25 percent over $44.94 billion in 2002.
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