POSTED: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 5:09pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 13, 2012 - 6:41pm
Online sales are seeing a boost this holiday season.
Compared to this time last year, so far, shoppers have spent 15 percent more at online stores, according to the research firm, Comscore.
The company said online shoppers spent $30.9 billion dollars between November 1st through December 16th of this year; that's up from $26.9 billion dollars in 2010.
Experts say convenience, free shipping and deep discounts are fueling the trend.