Google Responsible For More Than 14 Percent Of Online Retail Visits

September 5, 2006

Hitwise announced that Google was the top U.S. search engine responsible for 14.93 percent of U.S. upstream visits to the Shopping and Classifieds category for the week ending August 26, 2006.

Top U.S. Search Engines Sending Traffic to Shopping and Classifieds Websites for the week ending 08/26/2006

Search Engine Domain Upstream Share Percentage
Google http://www.google.com 14.93
Yahoo! Search search.yahoo.com 4.69
MSN Search search.msn.com 2.33
Data for the week ending August 26, 2006
Source: Hitwise

Top Search Terms Sending Visits to U.S. Shopping & Classifieds Category Websites for the four weeks ending August 26, 2006

Rank Brands Generic Terms Products
1 ebay lingerie barbie
2 craigslist sex toys ipod
3 walmart halloween costumes heelys
4 ebay.com auto parts crocs
5 target textbooks bratz
6 best buy shoes lego
7 amazon.com furniture webkinz
8 amazon cell phones bowflex
9 home depot checks proactive
10 sears flowers air force ones
Data for the four weeks ending August 26, 2006
Source: Hitwise

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