Online spending dipped a little in December, according to the NAB online retail sales index.
Compared with the previous month, the NAB Online Retail Sales Index edged a little lower in September.
While for most parts, the retail sector is doing it tough, online sales trend continue to remain robust as it was up 22 per cent year-on-year in August, according to the National Australia Bank online retail sales index.
National Australia Bank's nline Retail Sales Index valued online sales in Australia in the year to July 2012 at $11.7 billion.
New evidence based on National Australia Bank Online Retail Index for June 2012 shows that Australian consumers are in fact spending.
NAB's online retail index shows online sales in Australia, which is worth $11.1 billion for the year to April, growth started to slowdown over the past year but it still continues to outpace traditional retail.
After a spike in February, growth in online sales eased in March, according to the National Australia Bank Online Retail Sales Index.