Here’s how inflation is hitting the online prices of everything from apparel to furniture

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Prices of goods online have now risen for an unprecedented 15 consecutive months, following what was a historical period of declines, according to a new report from Adobe Digital Insights.Inflation is hitting categories including pet products, nonprescription drugs, apparel, furniture and flower arrangements, the report said.The growth in digital sticker prices across the industry means e-commerce transactions are on pace to soon account for roughly $1 of every $5 spent by Americans, up from $1 of every $6 in 2017, Adobe said. Adobe Digital Insights' economy index tracks more than 1 trillion visits to U.S. retail sites and over 100 million products across 18 categories.Last month, Adobe found online prices grew 3.1% year over year and climbed 0.1% from the prior month. From 2015 to 2019, online prices on average fell 3.9% annually. Adobe has been tracking its so-called digital economy index since 2014.The price gains are happening during a period that normally sees prices drop
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