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Whether it’s comparing how your site stacks up against your direct competition, benchmarking your performance against the industry’s biggest players or researching data and trends for an important presentation, Top500Guide.com® delivers the global e-commerce data you seek.

TOP 1000


Let this premium membership serve as your blueprint for building a better e-commerce business in 2016. In e-commerce as in architecture, knowing your numbers is an essential first step in building for growth. If your business goal in 2016 is to build your e-retail site to last, you’ve got to have access to the latest, most comprehensive data on North America’s 1,000 largest web merchants, which, as a group, grew their web sales 15.7% last year, slightly higher than the growth rate of e-commerce in the U.S. as a whole. With this Premium Top 1,000 Membership on Top500Guide.com, you can simultaneously access the most current data on the Top 500 Guide and the Second 500 Guide, for one sweet suite of data. This premium membership level comes with numerous bonuses, furnishing you with:

  • 265,000 total facts with 265 complete metrics per ranked Top & Second 500 e-retailer
  • 4 quarterly Special Reports offering exclusive analysis of North American e-commerce
  • The names and corporate contact information on 3,561 leading e-commerce executives

TOP 500


Presented for the 12th consecutive year, the data in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide® serve as the bellwether for gauging the growth of e-commerce in the U.S., which continues to grow at more than four times the rate of store-based retailing. And once again, the elite e-retailers ranked in the Top 500 are spearheading that growth, reaching collective sales in 2014 of $296.5 billion in global sales at a growth rate of 15.7%, slightly outpacing total U.S. e-commerce growth in 2014 of 15.4%. Harness complete financial and operating performance data on each of these 500 e-commerce kingpins with your Top500Guide.com subscription.

  • Mine more than 130,000 facts
  • Sort through 263 data elements per retailer
  • Access 2,211 e-commerce executives’ corporate contact info.



Chances are, the small to mid-size North American e-retailers ranked 501-1,000 by 2014 online sales—mostly web-only and highly niche-focused—are your direct competitors if you’re an e-retailer. If you’re an e-commerce solutions provider or an investor or e-commerce consultant, the mid-market dynamos ranked in the 2015 Second 500 Guide are your next hot prospects. Discover who they are and how they arrived in this year’s rankings by mining the rich data—261 data elements in all, fully 100 more than last year’s version—that showcases each e-retailer’s 2014 online sales growth, conversion rate, average ticket, monthly web traffic and a detailed breakdown of marketing programs, shopper demographics, social media statistics, mobile commerce deployment, online marketplace presence and more.

  • Sort through, compare and analyze 130,500 facts
  • Search the names, company addresses and phone numbers of 1,350 executives
  • Compare vendors used across 30 solutions categories

B2B 300


B2B e-commerce is big, really big, and it’s only going to get bigger. With B2B e-commerce sales in the U.S. alone projected by Forrester Research Inc. to hit $780 billion this year—and surpass $1.13 trillion in five years, accounting for 12.1% of all B2B sales—e-commerce represents a sales gold mine for companies that can capably meet the requirements of business buyers, a far more daunting task than selling to consumers. As an industry first, the publishers of Internetretailer.com and B2BeCommerceWorld.com present never-before-revealed competitive data on the 300 companies that are paving the way forward in B2B e-commerce. As a group, these companies are growing at twice the rate of B2B e-commerce as a whole in the U.S. and command a 70% of the market; they are projected to grow web sales by 13.3% this year to $547.1 billion from $482.79 billion in 2014—figures that completely dwarf the U.S. B2C e-commerce market. Get comprehensive details—up to 61 metrics per ranked company—on their strategies for success so you can make the best decisions possible to grow your business.

  • Break down companies by type and across 18 industry categories
  • Locate vendors used by B2B sellers across 14 categories
  • Access the names and corporate contact info. of 462 B2B e-commerce executives



Driven by innovations in technology and shifting consumer behaviors, mobile commerce continues to skyrocket worldwide, and web merchants everywhere are increasingly adopting a mobile-first approach to selling online. Mobile sales by the world’s 500 leading mobile commerce sites are on pace to reach $155 billion in 2015, up 68% from $92.4 billion in 2014, according to the 2016 Internet Retailer Mobile 500. A survival guide is what you’ll need to make the best decisions for your business, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in this exclusive 2016 Mobile 500 data, which ranks the 500 leading m-commerce sites on the planet by 2015 mobile sales and analyzes the key details and operating metrics—in all, 71—of each one.

  • Multi-year history of financial performance for 378 U.S.-based web merchants and 122 overseas ones
  • New in-depth mobile site performance stats, including Mobile 500 merchants’ speed scores on 3G and 4G networks
  • Names, company addresses and phone numbers of 500 m-commerce executives worldwide



The 500 largest web merchants in Europe—hailing from 33 countries worldwide—collectively grew their web sales 15.6% in 2014. The Top 50 slightly grew higher—to 16%—but more impressively, they command a 67.3% share of total European e-commerce sales. Who are these web merchants? Which ones are growing the fastest, and how many of them are delving beyond their home countries with dedicated, localized retail web sites elsewhere in the Continent? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the all-new and updated 2015 Europe 500, which features 183 data elements per ranked and profiled e-retailer. Your database subscription will allow you to:

  • Effortlessly navigate company profile pages
  • Search the names, company addresses and phone numbers of 1,371 executives
  • Investigate the 29 entrants appearing in the Europe 500 for the first time

ASIA 500


Completely updated with 2014 web sales data, the Asia 500 database provides comprehensive financial, operating, social media marketing and web site performance metrics on the 500 leading global e-retailers in Asia and the Pacific Rim ranked by 2014 annual web sales and 84 separate data elements on each retailer, including overall and country market rank, monthly web traffic, conversion rate, average ticket, merchandise category, payments and performance metrics and much more. Internet Retailer’s exclusive proprietary data in the Asia 500 database can serve as an unfailing compass that will help you benchmark your own business and identify your potential Asian partners and competitors as you chart your next global horizon.

  • Make competitive comparisons on e-retailers using dozens of metrics
  • Create, print and save custom reports online for quick reference at any time
  • Search the names and company addresses and phone numbers of 883 executives



Your Top500Guide.com subscription to the 2015 Social Media 500 database lets you access and customize your own comparisons by social network, company name, merchant type or—for the first time ever—merchandizing category of each ranked Social Media 500 e-retailer’s 72 total metrics, including social commerce sales figures for the past three years, monthly unique visitors from social networks, conversion rates on social traffic, social ad spending figures and key engagement metrics like number of retweets per Tweet.

  • Updated rankings and detailed listings of the 500 most effective social media marketers in North America, ranked by the percentage of site traffic they receive directly from Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube
  • 72 total metrics (below) including exclusive social commerce sales figures for the past three years, monthly unique visitors from social networks, conversion rates on social traffic, social ad spending figures and key engagement metrics like average comment per Facebook post or number of retweets per Tweet.
  • 500 social commerce executive names and corporate contact information



Have you read the proverbial writing on the Great Wall yet? China is the world’s no. 1 e-commerce market for a variety of reasons every U.S.-based e-retailer ought to know. And only Internet Retailer delivers scores of details on China’s 500 leading web merchants, who, as a group, grew their web sales 59.1% last year. The 2015 China 500 database lets you delve into the full financial, operations and performance metrics of this elite group of web merchants, including their 2014 and 2013 web sales, market rank, monthly web traffic, conversion rate, average ticket, and more.

  • 500 e-retailers representing 16 different countries at the forefront of Chinese e-commerce
  • 154 metrics on each of the 410 Chinese and 90 non-Chinese e-retailers
  • Valuable contact information of 841 e-commerce executives



Our fourth year of gathering data gives you comprehensive competitive e-commerce business intelligence on the world’s second-fastest-growing e-commerce market after China. Meet Latin America’s 500 biggest e-retailers, who, as a group, grew web sales in 2014 by more than 22% and who account for a whopping 81.3% of sales in the region. Delve into 132 separate data elements per ranked e-retailer, with all-new and updated metrics that include 2014 web sales, web traffic and conversion rates, and key web site performance metrics such as response time and site availability. Sort through 66,000 facts in all, not including the list of names and addresses of key executives in the region.

  • Sort, analyze and save as custom reports the comparative metrics that matter to you
  • Search the corporate contact info. of 1,021 e-commerce executives
  • Benchmark your company’s performance against the region’s e-retailing leaders



As a Top500Guide.com subscriber you also have exclusive access to our new members-only newsletter: Top 500 Insider. Each edition will feature an in-depth data analysis story and data point written by an editor or researcher that tells you the meaning on key global e-commerce numbers

  • Free with your subscription to any database
  • Internet Retailer’s award-winning researchers and editors break down current data and industry trends with exclusive weekly content
  • Access a growing library of Top 500 Insider articles and data points