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Melbourne Online Shoppers Lead

Melbourne Online Shoppers Lead

In the latest eWay Online Retail Report, Melburnians in the 3000 postcode alone made up 2.09 percent of national transactions, well ahead of Sydney with 0.94 percent of transactions.

The data looked at 2.19 million transactions by eWay-powered retailers in August 2014, up from 1.89 million in August 2013.

“Melbourne continues to dominate, not only in the number of transactions made, but also the rate at which those volumes are growing each month – they are pulling ahead of the rest of the country,” said Matt Bullock, founder and CEO.

In total, Australians spent an estimated $358 million online during August through eWay retailers, the company claims. That would be up 21 percent from the year before .