The utilization of online shopping has spread like wildfire in the last few years and it is no surprise why. With e-mail updates and coupons, the ability to shop without leaving your house, and, best of all, dodging crazy crowds especially during times like Black Friday, are all reasons why people take the electronic shopping route.
past statistics of online sale statistics and compares them with the projections for 2015. It first explains that e-commerce sales in the United States grew 12.6 percent in 2010, totaling $176 billion. In 2015, the total is expected to grow to $279 billion.
Online sales only make up for a small percentage of the retail market. In 2014, online sales made up for only eight percent of total sales. This number is supposed to increase to between 9-11 percent in 2015. (new stats for 2016, coming soon)
Europe looks to be in the same boat as the United States with their e-commerce growing ten percent per year. Europe’s online sales will go from 81 billion Euros in 2010 to 134 billion Euros in 2015.
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"Shopping online for me makes it easier to find specialty gifts. Gifts that I can not find in big retail stores." - Terry Ruvo CEO Eye On Beauty
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