"One big, gaining rival: Apple, which took the No. 2 spot long held by office supply chain Staples.Apple Jumps to Second Place in Online Retail - Corporate Intelligence - WSJ
The iPhone maker notched a 24% increase in online sales to $18.3 billion last year. Part of the increase in Apple’s sales this year came from Internet Retailer’s inclusion of Apple’s online hardware sales for the first time, in addition to the digital sales from its App Store and iTunes.
The rivals share a big advantage — millions of people with credit cards on file and one click away from making a purchase. No wonder Amazon is getting into tablets, phones and TV."
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Apple Jumps to Second Place in Online Retail - Corporate Intelligence - WSJ
It would also be interesting to know what percentage of (online retailer #1) Amazon's sales are Apple-related