8 Biggest Ecommerce Sectors Today
The pandemic accelerated the already high speed at which e-commerce conquered traditional brick-and-mortar retail. It is predicted that by 2024 revenue from e-commerce will surpass in-person shopping. E-commerce is defined as the online purchase of consumer and durable goods for personal use. Total e-commerce revenue hit a whopping $799.5 billion in 2021 and is showing no signs of slowing down, with forecasts for 2022 near total $908 billion.
bad reports data used compiled from Statista eCommerce Market Forecast to rank each sector of e-commerce based on sales in 2021. The percentage change from the previous year is also included. Purchases of digital media and online services, such as B. paying for streaming films or booking tickets are not included in this report.
The electrical appliances category includes home appliances and consumer electronics. Media includes physical CDs, games, and books. Groceries include fresh and processed foods, as well as pet foods. The drinks category includes all hot, cold and alcoholic drinks. Toys, hobbies and DIY includes children’s toys, sporting goods and other DIY and hobby items. Furniture includes movable, functional parts such as beds and chairs. Fashion includes men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories. Beauty, health, personal and home care includes cosmetics and cleaning products.