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The Internet Shopper

Traders Magazine, December 1998

Stephen Lacey

The Internet traffic light turned from red to a flashing green in 1998, as investors revved up for what will surely be remembered as a record-breaking year for web retailers.

"I think it was an absolutely blowout Christmas for Internet retailers," said Abhishek Gami, who tracks the sector for Chicago-based William Blair & Co. "They are much more sophisticated, and the quality of this season's products is much better than last year's."

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