Ecommerce Sales

Consumers are getting more comfortable every year with purchasing online or through their mobile phones. How much of that purchasing is through ecommerce? eMarketer reports and forecasts include data and statistics on total retail sales, (including growth, and penetration figures) for retail ... ecommerce and retail mcommerce, and each category can be broken out by country, region or by company. eMarketer tracks ecommerce sales on Amazon, including its retail ecommerce sales, Amazon direct sales and Amazon Marketplace sales. Other companies tracked include Apple, Best Buy, Costco, eBay, Home Depot, Macy's, QVC, Walmart and Wayfair. eMarketer's reports, charts, interviews and forecasts provide you with data and insights to answer a variety of questions such as:Show More ▼
  • What percentage of total retail sales are online?
  • How much is ecommerce worth?
  • What percentage of online sales is Amazon?

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How Wayfair’s Way Day Compares with Last Year, and What Manufactured 'Holidays' Mean for Retailers

How Wayfair’s Way Day Compares with Last Year, and What Manufactured 'Holidays' Mean for Retailers

May 06, 2019

In April, Wayfair celebrated its second annual Way Day, a “holiday” dedicated to better-than-Black-Friday deals. The retailer saw double-digit sales growth over the first Way Day, as well as an increased number of orders and unique customers, according to an April 2019 report from Edison Trends. Better timing, an extended sales period and greater consumer offerings helped the retailer achieve these metrics.

Mother’s Day 2019: Givers, Gifts and Phishing Emails?

Mother’s Day 2019: Givers, Gifts and Phishing Emails?

May 02, 2019

This Mother’s Day, gift givers will spend a record-breaking $25.0 billion on their mothers and other women in their lives, according to an April 2019 report from the National Retail Federation (NRF). This figure tops last year’s spending of $23.1 billion.

More Digital Buyers Purchase Clothing Online

More Digital Buyers Purchase Clothing Online

May 01, 2019

Three in five US internet users say they've purchased clothes, shoes or accessories online in the past month, according to an April 2019 eMarketer survey conducted by Bizrate Insights. That figure climbs to 68% for females as well as younger consumers (ages 18 to 34).

Walmart Tops Amazon Growth Across Five CPG Categories

Walmart Tops Amazon Growth Across Five CPG Categories

Apr 30, 2019

One sector seeing major growth is Walmart’s CPG categories. Although trailing Amazon in volume across nearly every category, Walmart’s year-over-year growth is substantial. According to an April 2019 release from marketing analytics platform Jumpshot, Walmart’s 2018 growth outpaced Amazon in five major CPG categories.

Privacy Concerns, Lack of Visuals Still Preventing Smart Speaker Buying

Privacy Concerns, Lack of Visuals Still Preventing Smart Speaker Buying

Apr 22, 2019

Monthly purchases made via smart speakers rose by 5.4% year over year in the US, per January 2019 data from voice tech companies Voicebot and Voicify. However, those who shopped using voice accounted for less than one-fifth of smart speaker users.

Did ‘Clicks’ Really Surpass ‘Bricks’ for Share of US Retail Sales? Not Exactly

Apr 17, 2019

This year, ecommerce is set to be 10.9% of total US retail spending—about one-eighth the size of retail brick-and-mortar. The general merchandise category will account for about 50% of total retail sales this year, and that number climbs to roughly 67% when you look at strictly online general merchandise sales.

More Millennials Buy Online, but In-Store Still Plays Role in Path to Purchase

More Millennials Buy Online, but In-Store Still Plays Role in Path to Purchase

Apr 12, 2019

Millennials have long been omnichannel shoppers, but their preference for digital channels is growing alongside the rise of D2C brands and mcommerce.