Ecommerce Sales

Amazon is an ecommerce powerhouse in the US. But outside its country of origin, it accounts for only a small piece of worldwide retail ecommerce sales—13.3% in 2018 based on our latest forecast. But that doesn't mean marketers should discount Amazon's influence on consumers around the world. Experts agree that it's a remarkable tool for brands that want to expand internationally.
11/20/2018by Jasmine Enberg
Heading into the fiercely competitive holiday shopping season, Walmart is poised to capture an even larger portion of this year’s online retail sales, according to eMarketer's latest retail forecast.
11/14/2018by eMarketer Editors
Alibaba's Singles' Day, China's massive ecommerce festival held annually on Nov. 11, has grown to surpass pretty much every other online shopping event in the world.
11/8/2018by Man-Chung Cheung
Fueled by low unemployment, strong income growth and high consumer confidence, the holiday shopping season this year will be a strong one for retailers in the US. In its holiday retail forecast, eMarketer has raised its projections from its Q3 2018 forecast, specifically for ecommerce sales and brick-and-mortar retailers.
11/5/2018by eMarketer Editors
Retail ecommerce sales in India will increase 31.0% to reach $32.70 billion in 2018. Investment from Alibaba, Amazon and Walmart into the ecommerce market is fueling rapid growth.
8/28/2018by eMarketer Editors
With Amazon’s fourth annual Prime Day a few months away, speculation has begun about what’s in store for 2018.
4/13/2018by Krista Garcia
Consumers aren't just rushing to Sephora or Ulta Beauty to replenish their beauty essentials—they're also heading to a less obvious choice: Amazon.
3/2/2018by Jennifer King
Amidst the ongoing battle between Amazon and Walmart, eBay is sometimes neglected. Here's a look ahead at the 2018 prospects for the No. 2 ecommerce player.
3/2/2018by Krista Garcia
Returned goods have become a big cost center for retailers, thanks in large part to generous return policies. Here’s how the industry is trying to minimize that hit.
12/21/2017by Andria Cheng
The new estimate puts holiday season ecommerce growth at a 15.8% pace this year, off slightly from the 17.8% increase registered in 2016. But the retail environment is uncommonly uncertain, warns analyst Yory Wurmser.
3/7/2017by eMarketer Editors