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High-speed Internet boosts e-commerce

Expanding use of high-speed internet connections helped e-commerce sales grow by 40 per cent last year, but web sales still accounted for only about 1 per cent of private sector operating revenues, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Private and public sector online sales in Canada jumped to $19.1 billion last year, with private sector sales accounting for $18.6 billion of that. Online sales by public sector enterprises rebounded from a decline in 2002, jumping more than 56 per cent to $511.4 million.

Read the original article at: CBC News

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