I have been checking the online market statistics regularly & have noticed a clear rise in ecommerce in the past 2 years. There has been so much more that has been implemented, ecommerce is now referred as an Industry as whole, that itself speaks a lot about it. Sites that were once just selling books started selling electronics & apparels,…
Interesting takeaway: Over 57% of US online shoppers say they are likely to share deals with others. The most common reason (35%) why consumers do not use an online coupon or deal site is because they forget.
Interesting takeaway: In the US in 2010, online purchases accounted for 74% of all music & video sales; the same was true for electronics. Online represented 66% of all clothing purchases.
Interesting takeaway: The main reason small businesses cite for not having a website is that they don’t need one. Haha, that’s funny.
Interesting takeaway: 85% of consumers place color as a (note, not ‘the’) primary reason for why they buy a particular product. Navy blue and teal attracts shoppers on a budget.
Interesting takeaway: Mobile online commerce in the US increased from $1.4 billion in 2009 to more than $3.4 billion in 2010.
Interesting takeaway: The first home online shopping transaction was in 1984. SSL encryption was introduced in 1994. Also in that year, Pizza Hut had the first recorded Internet sale.
Interesting takeaway: In 2010 the biggest online shopping day was Cyber Monday (November 29). The term “Cyber Monday” was coined by Shop.org in 2005.
Interesting takeaway: Bar code scanning by mobile phones increased 1600% in 2010.
Interesting takeaway: Mobile e-commerce is predicted to increase to $119 billion in 2015 from $1.2 billion in 2009. ‘Regular’ e-commerce is predicted to increase to $1.2 trillion in 2015 from $210 billion in 2009.