Amazon Is Capturing Bigger Slice of U.S. Online Holiday Spending

  • Online retailer is taking share from store with Web sales
  • Warehouse network, quick delivery drive jump in spending

An employee packs a box at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on Nov. 30.

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc. is increasing its share of U.S. online spending during the holiday season, even as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and other rivals seek to attract consumers with promotional sales and free deliveries.

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