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Online Retail in North America

Online Retail in North America

Summary

Online Retail in North America industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the North America online retail market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

  • The online retail market includes all sales within each category listed below, provided they take place over the internet, where the payment does not occur in-store on a later occasion. Data is included irrespective of whether the vendor is a pure-play internet company or the online offering of a bricks and mortar retailer.
  • The North American online retail sector generated total revenues of $315.4bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1% between 2013 and 2017.
  • The electrical & electronics retail segment is the sectors most lucrative in 2017, with total revenues of $112.8bn, equivalent to 35.8% of the sector's overall value.
  • Canadian and US consumers’ engagement with the internet was further enhanced by rapid mobile internet smartphone penetration, leading to a consumption shift towards online sales channels. Moreover, intense competition between brick-and-mortar retailers that seek to expand as multichannel players, and pure online retailers, such as Amazon, have made online sales even more appealing to consumers.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the online retail market in North America
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the online retail market in North America
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key online retail market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the North America online retail market with five year forecasts
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the North America online retail market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the North America online retail market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the North America online retail market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up North America's online retail market?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market distribution
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
Amazon.com, Inc.
Apple Inc
Costco Wholesale Corporation
Wal-Mart Stores Inc
Methodology
Industry associations
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Appendix
About MarketLine
List of Tables
Table 1: North America online retail sector value: $ billion, 2013-17(e)
Table 2: North America online retail sector category segmentation: $ billion, 2017(e)
Table 3: North America online retail sector geography segmentation: $ billion, 2017(e)
Table 4: North America online retail sector distribution: % share, by value, 2017(e)
Table 5: North America online retail sector value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 8: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 9: Apple Inc: key facts
Table 10: Apple Inc: key financials ($)
Table 11: Apple Inc: key financial ratios
Table 12: Costco Wholesale Corporation: key facts
Table 13: Costco Wholesale Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 14: Costco Wholesale Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 15: Wal-Mart Stores Inc: key facts
Table 16: Wal-Mart Stores Inc: key financials ($)
Table 17: Wal-Mart Stores Inc: key financial ratios
List of Figures
Figure 1: North America online retail sector value: $ billion, 2013-17(e)
Figure 2: North America online retail sector category segmentation: % share, by value, 2017(e)
Figure 3: North America online retail sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017(e)
Figure 4: North America online retail sector distribution: % share, by value, 2017(e)
Figure 5: North America online retail sector value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22
Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the online retail sector in North America, 2017
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 13: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 14: Apple Inc: revenues & profitability
Figure 15: Apple Inc: assets & liabilities
Figure 16: Costco Wholesale Corporation: revenues & profitability
Figure 17: Costco Wholesale Corporation: assets & liabilities
Figure 18: Wal-Mart Stores Inc: revenues & profitability
Figure 19: Wal-Mart Stores Inc: assets & liabilities

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