Complete Guide to the E-Commerce & Internet Industry From Plunkett Research 2017

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, E-Commerce & Internet Industry Almanac, 2017 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The global internet audience continues to grow steadily, with the worldwide base of broadband internet users (including fixed and wireless) in the 3.5 billion range as 2017 began.  This vast base of high speed internet users encourages businesses to innovate in order to offer an ever-evolving array of online services.  Sectors that are growing very rapidly online include the sale of entertainment products, travel, apparel and consumer electronics.  Even groceries have moved into the fast lane, as online grocery sales are growing quickly in the U.S. thanks to a growing list of same-day delivery options.  The most powerful trends on the internet include access via wireless devices, the migration of entertainment, including TV programming, to the web and cloud-based software-as-a-service.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 450 companies in the E-Commerce & Internet Industry and names the top trends changing for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-429-8 (Available Now)

  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-754-1 (Available Now)

  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence

  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics

  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List

  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies

  • Industry Glossary

  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 667             

Statistical Tables Provided: 15

Companies Profiled: 441

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $349.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 

  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 

  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?

  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?

  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?

  • What are the names and titles of top executives?

  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the e-commerce & internet business including:

  1. Introduction to the E-Commerce & Internet Business

  2. Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges

  3. Global Internet Market Tops 3.5 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless

  4. Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future

  5. HTML5 Makes Web Pages More Interactive, Sets up the Semantic Web 3.0 of the Future

  6. VOIP (Telephony over the Internet) Continues to Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry

  7. Social Media Generates $31 Billion in Global Online and Mobile Ad Revenues

  8. Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Continue Strong Growth in Bookings/Hotels Fight to Keep Control of the Customer

  9. Pandora and Spotify Lead in Streaming Music Via Internet Radio but Face New Challenge from Apple Music/SiriusXM Tops 31 Million Subscribers

  10. Cable and Satellite TV Struggle with Cord-Cutting/Cheaper Streaming Options Proliferate, Including Netflix

  11. The “Internet of Things (IoT)” and M2M: Wireless Sensors to Boom, Aided by Nanotechnology

  12. Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online Business Models

  13.  “Sharing Economy” Gains Market Share in Travel with Online Sites Like Airbnb, HomeAway and Many Global Competitors

  14. Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems

  15. Financial Technology (FinTech) Is Driven by Mobile Payments, Lending, Insurance and Online “Robo Advisors”

E-Commerce & Internet Industry Statistics

  1. E-Commerce & Internet Business Statistics and Market Size Overview

  2. Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2007-3rd Quarter 2016

  3. E-Commerce Related Services Quarterly Revenue, U.S.: 2015-3rd Quarter 2016

  4. U.S. Retail Trade Sales, Total & E-commerce: 2013-3rd Quarter 2016

  5. Total & E-commerce Sales for Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses, By Merchandise Line, U.S.: 2013-3rd Quarter 2016

  6. Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2010-2015

  7. Internet Access Technologies Compared

  8. Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2011-2016

  9. Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, by Speed, U.S.: 2012-2015

  10. Home Broadband Adoption Demographics, U.S.: 2013 and 2015

  11. Smartphone Adoption Demographics, U.S.: December 2015

  12. Internet Users by Demographic Group, U.S.: 2015

  13., Inc. Annual Sales & Income: 2010-2016

  14. Employment in E-commerce & Internet-related Fields, U.S.: 1998-2016

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Xaxis

  • 1-800 Contacts Inc

  • Inc

  • Adobe Systems Inc

  • Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)

  • A B Watley Group Inc

  • About Inc

  • Acxiom Corp

  • AdStar Inc

  • ADTRAN Inc