• Research firm: Amazon captures nearly half of all e-commerce sales

    7 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Amazon is quickly leaving behind every other retailer hoping for a future in e-commerce.
    New research out Friday from eMarketer, a research firm specializing in data in the digital marketplace, shows Amazon with a staggering - and likely insurmountable - lead over every other major retailer trying to compete online.
    The research predicts Amazon will capture a whopping 49.1 percent of all e-commerce sales in 2018.
    That will put the online behemoth way ahead of its nearest...
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  • Amazon's share of the US e-commerce market is now 49%, or 5% of all retail spend

    Amazon's share of the US e-commerce market is now 49%, or 5% of all retail spend

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon has already been in the crosshairs of the White House when it comes to threats of antitrust investigations, and while some say this is simply Trumpian bluster that has a slim chance of going anywhere, some new numbers out from the researchers at e-Marketers could prove to be a fan to the flames.
    Amazon is set to clear $258.22 billion in US retail sales in 2018, according to eMarketer's figures, which will work out to 49.1 percent of all online retail spend in the country, and 5 percent of all retail sales.
    It started as an online bookstore, but today Amazon is a behemoth in all...
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