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 ▼
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  • How much is ecommerce worth?
  • What percentage of online sales is Amazon?

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More D2C Brands Are Relying on Traditional Channels. Here's Why.

More D2C Brands Are Relying on Traditional Channels. Here's Why.

Jan 23, 2020

With a robust cache of data in tow and proven success with social, direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands have shifted their focus to more traditional mediums with the hopes of attaining a broader customer base.

Ecommerce in the UK Surpassed 25% of Retail Sales During the 2019 Holiday Season, Brick-and-Mortar Took a Hit

Ecommerce in the UK Surpassed 25% of Retail Sales During the 2019 Holiday Season, Brick-and-Mortar Took a Hit

Jan 22, 2020

Strong growth in online sales over the 2019 holiday season propelled the UK retail sector past a milestone. Ecommerce represented 28.2% of all holiday retail sales, surpassing the 25% mark for the first time. Total retail sales for the season amounted to £99.26 billion ($132.33 billion).

Digital Will Continue to Disrupt Physical Retail in the UK

Digital Will Continue to Disrupt Physical Retail in the UK

Jan 21, 2020

UK consumers continue to spend. However, as the realities of Brexit finally hit in 2020, the purse strings will tighten. And with ecommerce becoming an ever-greater portion of total UK retail sales, the effect on the high street will be marked. A hard delineation between the online and offline worlds isn’t necessarily helpful, though, as those lines between “clicks and bricks” continue to blur.

How Universal Standard Is Disrupting the Multibillion-Dollar Fashion Industry

Jan 16, 2020

For Alexandra Waldman, launching Universal Standard was a no-brainer. She struggled to find clothes that fit her size-20 frame—even something as simple as a T-shirt that didn’t have a puppy or a "live, laugh, love" affirmation on it.

Amazon vs. Walmart: Who’s Really Winning Online Grocery?

Amazon vs. Walmart: Who’s Really Winning Online Grocery?

Jan 15, 2020

Consumer adoption of online grocery—led primarily by Amazon and Walmart—saw hockey-stick growth last year. As these two Goliaths vie for market control, conflicting reports have made it difficult to determine who has the momentum, and where consumers prefer to shop.

Amazon Continues to Entice Consumers with Free Shipping, Even for Simple Toiletries

Amazon Continues to Entice Consumers with Free Shipping, Even for Simple Toiletries

Jan 10, 2020

Most consumers want a product delivered the second they order it, and Amazon is betting on that behavior to drive more sales by offering free one-day shipping on Prime-eligible products. An October 2019 CivicScience survey found that a plurality of US internet users would rather order a low-cost item (less than $5) via Amazon than buy it in-store.

Brandless Brands Will Surge in 2020 as Consumers Prioritize Value Over Marketing

Brandless Brands Will Surge in 2020 as Consumers Prioritize Value Over Marketing

Dec 29, 2019

Aptly named D2C brand Brandless, an online purveyor of minimalist grocery, wellness and home goods, has oriented its brand around the rise of digital-first shoppers who prefer products that include fewer, more natural ingredients. These shoppers have an evolving view of brands and don’t harbor any particular affinity for household names they grew up with.

China Advertising Year in Review: Trends from 2019 that Are Here to Stay

China Advertising Year in Review: Trends from 2019 that Are Here to Stay

Dec 26, 2019

China has proven to be a hotbed for digital innovations, especially in the past few years. During this time, marketers worldwide have observed the latest trends coming out of the country, applying what they learn to their own markets.

Shoppable Content Will Evolve Toward Sight, Sound and Motion

Dec 19, 2019

Though social commerce conversions will remain a challenge, the mid-funnel opportunity is growing. Instagram’s continued rollout of shoppable content features is helping brands and influencers spotlight product content and forge a better path to purchase. Pinterest has also introduced features to make it easier for retailers to upload and promote product content. And video-first platforms Snapchat and TikTok are both testing shoppable content features.

'Retail as a Service' Platforms Will Help Brands and Retailers Scale

Dec 16, 2019

While our 2019 prediction of digital’s influence on the reinvention of brick-and-mortar has materialized, it may have also undersold Amazon’s omnipresence in the space. The 800-pound gorilla of retail will continue to cast a wide shadow.