Complete Guide to the E-Commerce & Internet Industry From Plunkett Research 2020

January 2020

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. announces an important market research and competitive analysis report, E-Commerce & Internet Industry Almanac, 2020 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 excess of 4.3 billion as 2019 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 analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 500 companies in the E-Commerce & Internet Industry.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: 978-1-62831-523-3 ISBN (Available Now)
  • E-book: 978-1-62831-866-1 ISBN (Available Now)
  • Plunkett Research Online (Subscribers)

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

Pages: 674

Statistical Tables Provided: 15

Companies Profiled: 501

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

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. Amazon Continues to Boost its Market Share
  4. Retailers Offer Expedited Delivery to Compete with Amazon
  5. Package and Food Delivery by Drone
  6. Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth, Including the Internet of Things (IoT)
  7. Global Internet Market Tops 4.5 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
  8. Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
  9. Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
  10. China Is the World’s Largest E-commerce Market and Continues to Boom
  11. India Is the New E-Commerce Battle Ground
  12. Social Media Generates Billions of Dollars in Global Online and Mobile Ad Revenues
  13. Overview of the Social Media Industry
  14. Digital Advertising Soars, Has Larger Share of U.S. Advertising Market Than TV
  15. Programmatic Ad Buying Dominates the Digital Media Market
  16. Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Continue Strong Growth in Bookings/Hotels Fight to Keep Control of the Customer
  17. Apple’s iTunes Set the Standard in the Music Industry, but Digital Sales Slow
  18. Pandora and Spotify Lead in Streaming Music Via Internet Radio but Face Challenge
    from Apple Music/SiriusXM Tops 34.9 Million Subscribers
  19. Overview of the Mobile Apps Industry
  20. Cable and Satellite TV Struggle With Cord-Cutting/Cheaper Streaming Options Proliferate, Including Netflix
  21. Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Are Available Online, Creating a New
    Level of Transparency
  22. Online Banking Grows on Smartphones/The Internet and ATMs Replace Branches and
  23. Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
  24. The Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M to Boom, Enhanced by Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  25. Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon
    Competes in Groceries
  26. Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online
    Business Models
  27. Fashion Rental Grows Thanks to Online Apparel Pioneer Rent the Runway
  28. Smaller Satellites (SmallSats and CubeSats) and Low Earth Orbit Revolutionize Telecommunications
  29. Sharing Economy Gains Market Share in Travel with Online Sites Like Airbnb, HomeAway
    and Many Global Competitors
  30. Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
  31. Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems
  32. Subscription Fashion Services Grow, Including Stitch Fix
  33. Amazon Becomes One of the World’s Leading Sellers of Apparel and Shoes

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 2010-3rd Quarter 2019
  3. E-Commerce Related Services Quarterly Revenue, U.S.: 2018-2019
  4. U.S. Retail Trade Sales, Total & E-commerce: 2016-2019
  5. Total & E-commerce Sales for Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses, By Merchandise Line, U.S.: 2016-2019
  6. Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2014-2019
  7. Internet Access Technologies Compared
  8. Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2014-2019
  9. Home Broadband Adoption Demographics, U.S.: 2019
  10. Smartphone Adoption Demographics, U.S.: January 2019
  11. Internet Users by Demographic Group, U.S.: 2019
  12. Smartphone Dependency Demographics, U.S.: 2019
  13., Inc. Annual Sales & Income: 2013-2019
  14. eBay Annual Statistics: 2014-2019
  15. Employment in E-commerce & Internet-related Fields, U.S.: 1999-2019

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Xaxis
  • Instacart
  • Inc
  • EarthLink LLC
  • Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)
  • Renren Inc
  • About Inc
  • Embarcadero Technologies Inc
  • Vodafone Group plc
  • Rakuten Inc