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2016 U.S. eCommerce Market

The 2016 U.S. eCommerce market has become the second largest globally and is expected to reach a total of $482 billion by 2018.

Here are some quick statistics about the U.S. eCommerce market in general:

  • Mobile commerce in the U.S. continues to emerge, with $75 billion in online sales last year alone
  • Approximately 43% (and growing) of major retailers in the U.S. now offer a form of in-store pickup for eCommerce orders, with omni-channel options and infrastructures continually growing and improving
  • Thanksgiving sales comprise the biggest online shopping day of the year (Cyber Monday), with double digit growth projected for the next five years
  • Credit and debit cards are used for 73% of U.S. online transactions, with digital payments (16%) increasing in popularity

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Our 2016 U.S. eCommerce market profile is the first post in a series for our Global eCommerce Book. We will be examining the top 10 eCommerce markets from nations around the world, which will include information on key demographics, major shopping days, industry projections, cross-border statistics, payment methods, and other notable characteristics about each country.

Stay tuned for our next profile on China, the largest eCommerce economy in the world!