Statistics: Online Shopping

  • E-commerce grows 16 percent in Q2 according to US Commerce Dept.

    … just over 2 percent year over year. Accordingly, e-commerce saw dramatically stronger growth (from a smaller base) than traditional retail. While 92 percent of retail sales happen in stores, many major retailers are suffering. Macy’s, for example, just announced closure of 100 stores. By comparison, several leading online retailers, mostly notably…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 6 readers -
  • Amazon Raises Cost Of Free Shipping, Morphing Into The Netflix Of Retail

    … ship free), or at least $49 of all other eligible items to your Shopping Cart. Any item with “FREE Shipping” messaging on the product detail page, that is fulfilled and shipped by Amazon, is eligible and contributes to your free shipping order minimum. Amazon Prime has been a wildly successful program for the company. Over the holidays Amazon said…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 8 readers -
  • U.S. E-Commerce Sales Jump 14.7% YoY In Holiday Quarter

    … The holidays saw a big increase in online sales in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau’s latest quarterly e-commerce sales report. The bureau estimates $89.1 billion in e-commerce sales during Q4 of 2015, a 14.7 percent jump from Q4 2014. The figure also represents a quarterly gain of 2.1 percent over the 3rd quarter of 2015…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 15 readers -
  • Report: Apps Covert Better For Retailers Than Mobile Web Or The Desktop

    … Mobile and cross-device commerce has grown rapidly and those retailers that can’t master it will be left behind. That’s the clear takeaway from Criteo’s Q4 2015 State of Mobile Commerce Report, which is based on a global analysis of 1.4 billion online transactions. The report found that nearly 40 percent of e-commerce transactions now involve…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 11 readers -
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