Retail 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 ecommerce?
  • How much are ecommerce sales worth?
  • What percentage of retail ecommerce sales go to Amazon?

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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

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.

US Retailers Are Going Big on BOPUS

Apr 08, 2019

Last year, the number of locations offering “buy online, pick up in-store” (BOPUS) nearly doubled among leading US grocery retailers. Walmart (and various third-party partners), Target/Shipt, Kroger/Instacart, Ahold and Albertsons brought their collective number of click-and-collect locations from 2,451 in January 2018 to 5,800 in December 2018, per data from CommonSense Robotics.

What’s Driving the Top Five Retail Ecommerce Markets Worldwide?

Apr 02, 2019

This year, we expect China’s total retail ecommerce sales will grow more than 30%, reaching nearly $2 trillion—the highest-grossing retail ecommerce market worldwide, according to our latest forecast. Behind China, the US retail ecommerce market will reach $600.63 billion in sales, growing nearly 15% year over year.

Here's Why Stores Still Matter in the Digital Age

Mar 25, 2019

While retail ecommerce sales are growing rapidly in the US, brick-and-mortar shopping is still important to consumers. They’ll spend almost 90% of their retail dollars in person this year, and a large portion of that foot traffic comes from webrooming.

Successful Online Grocery Hinges on Logistics

Mar 21, 2019

The online grocery market is starting to reach an inflection point, but in order to achieve success, retailers must overcome key logistical hurdles.

Here’s Why Amazon’s Dash Button Wasn’t a Failure

Mar 11, 2019

Amazon retired its Dash button in early March, but the branded device’s end wasn't a failure. We see it as a move to shift more replenishment buying into voice commerce.

D2C Brands Claim Another Victim by Accelerating Demise of Payless ShoeSource

Mar 04, 2019

Following bankruptcies of other retail stalwarts from a bygone era like Sears, Toys "R" Us and Mattress Firm, Payless’ demise doesn’t come as a shock, yet it is another cautionary tale of a retailer that failed to evolve its brand.