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E-Commerce & Online Auctions in the UK - Industry Market Research Report


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E-Commerce & Online Auctions in the UK

Operators in this industry retail a wide variety of products via the internet, mail order, TV and phone. Online auction sites are included, but the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts is not covered. The industry also excludes retailers that have a high-street presence but also sell products through the internet and other channels.

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 (2016-17)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Real private consumption expenditure
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016-17)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016-17)
    • Table Business Locations 2016-17
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Enterprises by employment size, 2015
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Amazon.com Inc (UK segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Amazon.com Inc - financial performance*
    • Table Shop Direct Home Shopping Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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