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  • A new study reports that online retail sales now exceed $1 billion per week, up almost 33 percent over online sales figures from a year ago.

  • The Online Publishers Association (OPA) estimates that 72 percent of all people between the ages of 18 and 34 are regularly online – the highest percentage of any demographic group. This group comprises only 24 percent of the total U.S. population, but accounts for 38 percent of the total time spent online and 40 percent of the total pages viewed.

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