2016 is shaping up to be the year when e-commerce becomes truly a mainstream—not a niche—part of the overall grocery market.
The e-commerce platform provider—formerly owned by eBay Inc.—provides a range a services to more than 200 merchants ranked in the Internet Retailer Top 1000.
An Internet Retailer study of the returns processing of 30 leading e-retailers finds that those merchants on average process returns in eight days—but many take a lot longer.
In a recent Internet Retailer study of top merchants’ delivery performance, Best Buy fulfilled our online order from a local store in four hours.
E-retailers in the Asia-Pacific region command a big part of global e-commerce market share. 48%, or $833.6 billion, of global e-commerce sales in 2015 were transacted on Asia-Pacific retail sites.
A revenue analysis of publicly traded technology suppliers like ChannelAdvisor, Demandware and Shopify shows their revenue is growing nearly twice as fast as the e-commerce market.
Retailers in the Top 1000 brought in 16.4% of their revenue from marketplaces in 2015—up from 13.7% in 2014.
Top 500 online merchants collectively increased spend on paid search by 23% in 2015 over the prior year, but the housewares and home furnishing category more than doubled this increase to 48.5%. Mattress retailers Mattress Firm Inc. and Saatva Inc. had two of the highest increases.
The most successful e-commerce players in the mid-tier outgrow their larger competitors by identifying their sweet spot and making the most of it.
Home chefs who hate to shop but love to cook are fueling colossal growth among subscription menu services while creating a meaningful uptick in online food sales.