Wisconsin retailers finding $$ online
Wisconsin retailers are part of a big shopping boom on the Internet.
According to the Forrester Research group, shoppers spent $220 billion on line last year, 25 percent more than in 2005.
Travel is still No. 1, hands down. But shoes and clothing surpassed computers as the No. 2 item.
The Mason Shoe Co., of Chippewa Falls launched a shoe-mall Web site last fall. And its online sales grew 44 percent, to around $68 million.