Global e-commerce market growth outlook is positive with significant growth potential for e-commerce in emerging countries. Rapid growth in millennial population in emerging markets, rising smartphone and internet penetration, access to online payment options, and technological advances such as big data and cloud-based e-commerce platforms are driving the e-commerce industry.
The market for e-commerce is concentrated with a few large players dominating the market. Major players in the market are Amazon, JD.com, Alibaba, Apple and Walmart. Amazon accounted for the largest share of the market for e-commerce in 2017. The highest growth is projected to come from food and personal care segment. Major factors included rise in disposable incomes and growth in internet penetration in emerging markets.
Asia-Pacific is the largest market for e-commerce. It was followed by North America and Western Europe. Going forward, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness the fastest growth in the e-commerce market, followed by Africa.
China is the largest market in terms of value and in the e-commerce market. India and china are forecasted to have the fastest growth. The market is challenged by restraints such as online security risks and inefficient e-commerce business models.
Key Mergers and Acquisitions in the E-commerce Market
Mergers and Acquisitions
Pet Smart Acquired Chewy.Com
Walmart Acquired Jet.com
Liberty Interactive Acquired Zulily
Alibaba Acquired Lazada Group
Amazon Acquired souq.com
Flipkart Acquired Myntra
Jet Acquired ShoeBuy
Myntra Acquired Jabong
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A detailed overview and an industry analysis of the global e-commerce market
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016 and 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
Identification of major drivers and restraints, along with key trends and technology updates that affect the market
Quantification and segmentation of the global e-commerce market by geography and product offerings, such as apparel and accessories, electronics and media, food and personal care, and furniture and appliances
Company profiles of leading players in the market, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., JD.com, Inc. and Walmart, Inc.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Summary And Highlights
3 E-Commerce Market Characteristics
4 E-Commerce Market Size And Growth
5 E-Commerce Market Trends And Strategies
6 Pestle Analysis
7 E-Commerce Market Segmentation
8 E-Commerce Market Regional And Country Analysis
9 E-Commerce Market Customer Information
10 Global E-Commerce Market Comparison With Macro Economic Factors