PLUNKETT'S E-COMMERCE & INTERNET BUSINESS TRENDS & STATISTICS 2015
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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.
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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) Amazon.com, 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