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Ecommerce in 2020 recap: The most-read online retail stories of 2020

Digital Commerce 360 editors reveal the most read stories of 2020. The articles cover the challenging but exciting year for online retailers, as they adapt their businesses to new consumer shopping habits because of the coronavirus pandemic.

US nonstore retail sales surge 31% in record-breaking November

Gains in nonstore spending accounted for more than three-quarters of all retail growth for the month. Total retail sales through all channels decelerated for the second consecutive month but still reached a robust 8.9%.

COVID-19 pushes a B2B shift to digital invoicing

Companies like Henley Enterprises, a nationwide chain of Valvoline oil-change service centers catering to corporate fleets, are deploying digital invoices with embedded payment links.

An online PPE start-up comes through for deaf people

ClearMask, launched in 2017 by graduate students, develops and sells see-through masks designed to help deaf and hard of hearing people communicate through facial expressions. It has sold more than 12 million medical- and consumer-grade masks—and all B2B and B2C sales are through its ecommerce site.