As you know the Internet has changed the way consumers shop, shifting them away from the brick and mortar stores to on-line retail. For the small to medium size business’ the internet is a great opportunity to have that virtual storefront with the ability to reach out to potential customers not only CITY WIDE but WORLD WIDE.
According to the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2017, adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes, was $111.5 billion, an increase of 4.8 percent (±0.9%) from the first quarter of 2017. Total retail sales for the second quarter of 2017 were estimated at $1,256.2 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent (±0.4%) from the first quarter of 2017. E-commerce sales in the second quarter of 2017 accounted for 8.9 percent of total sales.
Having an Internet presence is vital in today’s business world and although most businesses have the resources to address this opportunity with large IT departments, small ones do not. A. Stanley Web is here to help you fill these needs at a very reasonable price.
Contact us today and let us get that website up and running for you!