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Plunkett's E-Commerce & Internet Business Trends & Statistics 2015: A Summary of Plunkett's E-Commerce & Internet Business Almanac 2015

62 Pages Plunkett Research, Ltd. May 01, 2015 SKU: PLK5552569


Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 62
Statistical Tables Provided: 15
Geographic Focus: Global

A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s E-Commerce & Internet Business Almanac 2015, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the E-Commerce & Internet Business

1) Introduction to the E-Commerce & Internet Business
2) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
3) Amazon Continues to Boost its Market Share
4) Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth
5) Global Broadband Market Tops 3 Billion Subscribers, Fixed and Wireless/Ultrafast Broadband Expands
6) Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
7) Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
8) Security Needs Flourish/Firefox and Google Chrome Grow
9) HTML5 Makes Web Pages More Interactive, Sets up the Semantic Web 3.0 of the Future
10) Chinese Consumers Near $500 Billion in Annual B2C Purchases Online
11) VOIP (Telephony over the Internet) Continues To Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry
12) Telecommunications Systems Move Online Including Unified Communications, Telepresence
13) Carriers Eliminate Unlimited Access Plans for Smartphones and Landlines, Up Profit Potential
14) 3G and 4G Networks Rollout Worldwide/5G on the Horizon/Massive Investments Required
15) Social Media Privacy Concerns Plague the Industry
16) User Generated Content Drives Social Media and Generates Ad Revenues
17) Online Travel and Tourism Booking Continues Strong Growth
18) Apple’s iTunes Sets the Standard in the Music Industry, but Faces Competition from Internet Radio
19) Tablets and Smartphones Cause Shift in Desktop PC Market/eBook Sales Top $1.3 Billion Yearly in the U.S.
20) Cable and Satellite TV Lose Subscribers/Cheaper Streaming Options Proliferate, Including Netflix
21) Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Become Available Online
22) Online Banking Grows on Mobile Devices/The Internet and ATMs Replace Branches and Tellers
23) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
24) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers’ Attention
25) The “Internet of Things (IoT)” and M2M: Wireless Sensors to Boom, Aided by Nanotechnology
26) Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet
27) Net Neutrality Regulation Looms/European Regulators Restrain U.S. Technology Firms
28) Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online Business Models
29) Light-Weight Satellites, Solar-Powered Drones and Giant Helium Balloons Studied for Internet Access

E-Commerce & Internet Business Statistics

1) E-Commerce & Internet Business Overview
2) Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2006-3rd Quarter 2014
3) E-Commerce Related Services Quarterly Revenue, U.S.: 2013-2014
4) U.S. Retail Trade Sales, Total & E-commerce: 2011-2014
5) Total & E-commerce Sales for Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses, By Merchandise Line, U.S.: 2011-2014
6) Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2009-2014
7) Internet Access Technologies Compared
8) Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2008-2014
9) Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, by Speed, U.S.: 2010-2013
10) Home Broadband Adoption Demographics, U.S.: September 2013
11) Smartphone Adoption Demographics, U.S.: 2014
12) Internet Users by Demographic Group, U.S.: 2014
13), Inc. Annual Sales & Income: 2009-2014
14) eBay Quarterly & Annual Statistics: 2010-2014
15) Employment in E-commerce & Internet-related Fields, U.S.: 1998-2014

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