US retail ecommerce sales to surpass $1 trillion this year

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US retail ecommerce sales will top $1 trillion this year, up 9.4% from $960.44 billion last year. Come 2026, more than $1 in $5 spent on retail will come from ecommerce channels.

Beyond the chart: Online sales contribute an increasing share of the country’s total retail sales, which will approach $7 trillion this year. Amazon will make up 37.8% of all digital sales, a greater share than the next 14 biggest ecommerce retailers combined. Put differently, nearly $400 billion of this year’s one trillion dollars in ecommerce sales will come from Amazon.