eMarketer estimates retail ecommerce sales will hit $2.290 trillion this year, making up 10.1% of global retails sales. Three out of five internet users worldwide will make at least one digital purchase in 2017.
Social network users worldwide will total 2.46 billion in 2017. One-third of the global population will log on to a social network regularly this year, and 81.8% will use a mobile device to access these platforms.
Gen Xers’ wearable usage is rising, albeit slower than it has in past years. By the end of 2018, 15.4 million Gen Xers will have used a wearable device at least once per month, up from 14.0 million in 2017.