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E-Commerce: United States

E-Commerce: United States

This report forecasts US e-commerce retail sales in nominal US dollars to 2022 for electronic shopping (e-shopping) and mail-order houses. These sales are segmented by merchandise line in terms of: clothing and accessories; electronics and appliances; furniture and furnishings; multimedia and software; health, beauty, and drug; recreation goods; food and beverages; office equipment and supplies; other merchandise such as collectibles, hardware, and jewelry; and nonmerchandise receipts such as advertising, commissions, customer support, and shipping and handling. This report also forecasts, but does not focus on, e-commerce retail sales by type of establishment, specifically: e-shopping and mail-order houses; motor vehicle dealers and parts stores; clothing and accessory stores; food and beverage stores; general hardware stores; recreational goods stores; electronics and appliance stores; and other establishments such as furniture and home furnishing stores, health and personal care stores, and general merchandise stores.

To illustrate historical trends, e-commerce retail sales, total retail sales, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

For the purposes of this report, e-commerce refers to sales arranged over the internet, including mobile (m-commerce). Payment may or may not be made via the internet. This report excludes business-to-business (B2B) sales of new and used merchandise, as well as spending on multimedia streaming services. Electronic activities of the agriculture, construction, and mining sectors, as well as non-merchant wholesalers and parts of the service sector are also excluded.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.


HIGHLIGHTS
MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Historical Trends
Key Economic Indicators
Regulatory Factors
Retail Environment
E-COMMERCE RETAIL SALES SEGMENTATION & FORECASTS
E-SHOPPING & MAIL ORDER HOUSE SEGMENTATION & FORECASTS
Clothing & Accessories
Electronics & Appliances
Furniture & Furnishings
Multimedia & Software
Health, Beauty, & Drug
Recreation Goods
Food & Beverages
Office Equipment & Supplies
Other Merchandise
Nonmerchandise Receipts
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Industry Characteristics
ABOUT THIS REPORT
Scope
Sources
Industry Codes
Freedonia Methodology
Resources
LIST OF TABLES LIST OF TABLES & FIGURES FIGURES
Figure 1 | Key Trends in US E-Shopping & Mail-Order House E-Commerce Retail Sales, 2017 - 2022
Figure 2 | US E-Commerce Demand Trends, 2007 - 2017
Table 1 | Key Indicators for US E-Commerce Retail Sales, 2007 - 2022 (US$ bil)
Figure 3 | US Retail Sales Value Growth by Establishment Type, 2007 - 2022 (US$ bil)
Figure 4 | US Retail Sales Compound Annual Growth by Establishment Type, 2007 - 2022 (%)
Table 2 | US Retail Sales by Establishment Type, 2007 - 2022 (US$ bil)
Figure 5 | US Total E-Commerce Retail Sales by Establishment Performance Index, 2007 - 2022 (2007=100)
Table 3 | US Total E-Commerce Retail Sales by Establishment, 2007 - 2022 (US$ bil)
Figure 6 | US Total E-Commerce Retail Sales as a Percent of Total Retail Sales, 2007 - 2022 (%)
Table 4 | Survey: US Consumer Attitudes About Shopping Online, August - September 2018
Figure 7 | US E-Shopping & Mail-Order E-Commerce Retail Sales by Merchandise Line Performance Index, 2007 - 2022 (2007=100)
Table 5 | US E-Shopping & Mail-Order E-Commerce Retail Sales by Merchandise Line, 2007 - 2022 (US$ bil)
Figure 8 | US Store Count of Common Shopping Mall Department Stores, 2007 - 2017 (units)
Table 6 | Leading Participants in the US E-Commerce Market by Merchandise Line
Table 7 | NAICS & SIC Codes Related to E-Commerce

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