Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Amazon eats up 44% of US e‑commerce sales in 2017

Digital Commerce 360

Amazon.com Inc. accounted for 44% of U.S. e-commerce sales in 2017, according to a new estimate by retail analytics firm One Click Retail.

Globally, Internet Retailer estimates that consumers spent $310.0 billion on Amazon in 2017. One Click Retail does not have a 2016 estimate of Amazon’s share of U.S. e-commerce sales. Slice Intelligence, however, estimated last year that Amazon accounted for 43% of all U.S. online retail purchases in 2016, just a percentage point lower than 2017. Internet Retailer estimates that Amazon accounted for 30.7% of U.S. sales out of the Top 1000 online merchants, according to Top500Guide.com. . . . more