Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Amazon making inroads in sales of ‘e-commerce immune’ items

Shoppers are increasingly turning to Amazon for purchasing bulky goods that traditionally haven’t sold all that well online. 
 
According to research from One Click Retail, Americans are increasingly turning to the online giant to buy tools and home improvement, outdoor & sporting goods, and home appliances. In the tools and home improvement category, Amazon had an overall growth rate in 2016 of 35% over the previous year, compared to the U.S. domestic market's total growth of 6%. Sales of woodworking items rose 30%, while sales of garage storage products rose 35%. . . . more

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