Deloitte’s annual retail holiday sales forecast predicts that the digital channels will influence 64% of holiday purchases, which is up from 50% a year ago. The research has also shown that customers are spreading their purchases across more of the calendar year.
Research by Forrester has shown that digital touch points will influence over half of all European Retail Sales by 2020. Increasingly connected customers bring digital into their offline purchase decisions.
Sweden is getting more and more into online grocery shopping, which accumulated in 320.3 million turn-over in 2014. Research shows that Nordic consumers are keen online shopping and the Scandinavian e-commerce is rising steadily.
Research has shown that global e-commerce sales made through mobile devices are expected to cross the remarkable number of $638 billion by 2018. The availability of e-commerce applications on mobile devices is helping to drive sales and revenue.
According to a recent research report by Forrester, the European online cross-border retail sales will reach €40 billion by 2018. An increasing number of consumers will be buying from across borders, in particular within Europe.
According to an elaborate research study conducted by the Ecommerce Foundation and Nyenrode Business University, retailers from all over the world expect that global market places will own 39% of the global online retail market in 2020.
On the Global E-commerce Summit the results of the research “The Rise of the Global Marketplaces: How to survive Amazon & Alibaba and the Other Giants” will be presented. Do you want to participate in the survey?
An e-commerce trade deficit, defined as e-commerce imports exceeding a country’s e-commerce exports, means in other words that volume of goods bought abroad exceeds the volume of what foreign customers shop on local sites. According to a new report by Adyen, France and the Netherlands show such a ‘deficit’ of respectively -$950 and -$385.
Up until now, $22.7bn has been spent in the US online during the holiday season. This equals a 15 percent increase compared to last year. This is evident from new figures released by ComScore.
Online retail sales in Europe during the holiday months of November and December will generate €35bn - representing 23 percent of total retail sales for the year. This is according to Forrester's new EU online holiday retail sales forecast 2014 which includes online, mobile and tablet commerce across 17 European countries.