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E-Commerce & Online Auctions in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

E-Commerce & Online Auctions in Canada

The E-commerce and Online Auctions industry in Canada composes of retailers that primarily sell their products online. Accelerated by the rising number of internet connections, industry revenue is expected to post strong gains. As internet traffic increases and online shopping becomes more popular, retailers are expanding the products they carry to include common household goods, such as grocery and cleaning products. As product ranges have grown, so has the number of industry operators. While the industry attracted many new entrants. Over the five years to 2024, revenue growth will likely slow down, but is anticipated continue to remain strong due to accelerated growth in disposable income. Ultimately, the industry will likely continue growing, with numerous opportunities for new entrants due to low barriers to entry.

This industry is made up of establishments that sell merchandise online through an online store or auction site. This industry excludes media and software that is streamed or downloaded online.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Amazon.com.ca Inc. (industry-relevant operations) – financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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