Canadians boost online spending

Almost one-quarter of Canadian adults have made an online purchase

Tuesday, March 13, 2001

Canadians doubled their online spending last year and will spend even more on the Web this year, a new survey shows. Despite doom and gloom around the technology sector, online sales doubled last year to $4.3 billion and the trend looks good for Web retailers, says the study by Ipsos-Reid.

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Steve Mossop
President, Canada West
Ipsos Reid