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3 Top E-Commerce Companies to Buy in 2019

DATE POSTED:January 12, 2019

2018 was another banner year for e-commerce. Online sales continued to take share from brick-and-mortar channels, and traditional retailers like Walmart and Target embraced the power of e-commerce and the "omnichannel," or the combination of online and in-store sales. According to the Census Bureau, e-commerce sales were on pace for another year of more than 15% growth in 2018, and Mastercard said holiday e-commerce sales were up 19.1%.  

E-commerce stocks also performed well as Etsy stock more than doubled, Shopify returned 37%, and Amazon.com jumped 28%. ProShares Long Online/Short Stores, an exchange-traded fund that holds e-commerce stocks and shorts retail stores, also easily outperformed the S&P 500 as the chart below shows.

CLIX Chart

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