Apparel and accessories online sales up 41% in 2005

In 2005, Apparel & Accessories ranked as the fastest growing e-commerce category, with a 41% increase versus 2004. Other rapidly growing categories included Computer Software (up 37%), Toys & Hobbies (up 35%), Home & Garden (up 33%) and Jewelry & Watches (up 31%).

E-commerce category growth, 2004 to 2005

Category Growth
Apparel & Accessories 41%
Computer Software
(excluding PC Games)
37%
Toys & Hobbies 35%
Home & Garden 33%
Jewelry & Watches 31%
Event Tickets 28%
Furniture 25%
Flowers, Greetings & Gifts 23%
Source: comScore Networks