Plunkett’s Industry Almanacs in Printed and eBook Formats
E-Commerce & Internet Industry Almanac 2019 Edition
Publication Date: February 2019
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Publication Date: February 2019
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- 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.
- Printed Almanac: 978-1-62831-485-4 ISBN (Available Now)
- E-book: 978-1-62831-808-1 ISBN (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
- Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Statistical Tables Provided: 14
Companies Profiled: 501
Geographic Focus: Global
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:
- Introduction to the E-Commerce & Internet Business
- Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges
- Amazon Continues to Boost its Market Share
- Retailers Offer Expedited Delivery to Compete with Amazon
- Package Delivery by Drone
- Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth
- Global Internet Market Tops 4.0 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
- Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
- Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
- China is the World’s Largest E-commerce Market and Continues to Boom
- India Is the New E-Commerce Battle Ground
- Social Media Generates Billions of Dollars in Global Online and Mobile Ad Revenues
- Overview of the Social Media Industry
- Digital Advertising Soars, Has Larger Share of U.S. Advertising Market Than TV
- Programmatic Ad Buying Dominates the Digital Media Market
- Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Continue Strong Growth in Bookings/Hotels Fight to Keep Control of the Customer
- Apple’s iTunes Set the Standard in the Music Industry, but Digital Sales Slow
- Pandora and Spotify Lead in Streaming Music Via Internet Radio but Face New
Challenge from Apple Music/SiriusXM Tops 33 Million Subscribers
- Overview of the Mobile Apps Industry
- Cable and Satellite TV Struggle With Cord-Cutting/Cheaper Streaming Options Proliferate, Including Netflix
- Quality of Care and Health Care Outcomes Data Are Available Online, Creating a New
Level of Transparency
- Online Banking Grows on Smartphones/The Internet and ATMs Replace Branches and
- Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
- The “Internet of Things (IoT)” and M2M to Boom, Enhanced by Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Manhattan’s FreshDirect Sets the Pace in Grocery Sales Over the Internet/Amazon
Competes in Groceries
- Designers and Manufacturers Bypass the Middleman with Direct-to-Consumer Online
- Fashion Rental Grows Thanks to Online Apparel Pioneer Rent the Runway
- Light-Weight Satellites and Project Loon Balloons Studied for Internet Access and
- “Sharing Economy” Gains Market Share in Travel with Online Sites Like Airbnb, HomeAway and Many Global Competitors
- Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
- Embedded LTE Wi-Fi and Onboard Apps Incorporated by Auto Makers in New Car Infotainment Systems
- Subscription Fashion Services Grow, Including Stitch Fix
- Amazon Becomes One of the World’s Leading Sellers of Apparel and Shoes
E-Commerce & Internet Industry Statistics
- E-Commerce & Internet Business Statistics and Market Size Overview
- Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2009-3rd Quarter 2018
- E-Commerce Related Services Quarterly Revenue, U.S.: 2017-2018
- U.S. Retail Trade Sales, Total & E-commerce: 2015-2018
- Total & E-commerce Sales for Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses, By Merchandise Line, U.S.: 2015-2018
- Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2013-2018
- Internet Access Technologies Compared
- Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2013-2018
- Home Broadband Adoption Demographics, U.S.: January 2018
- Smartphone Adoption Demographics, U.S.: January 2018
- Internet Users by Demographic Group, U.S.: 2018
- Amazon.com, Inc. Annual Sales & Income: 2012-2018
- eBay Annual Statistics: 2012-2017
- Employment in E-commerce & Internet-related Fields, U.S.: 1999-2018
Companies Mentioned Include:
- 1-800 Contacts Inc
- 1-800-Flowers.com Inc
- Adobe Systems Inc
- Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)
- A B Watley Group Inc
- About Inc
- Acxiom Corp
- AdStar Inc
- ADTRAN Inc
*Note: This sample is a previous year’s edition for a different industry. All of our Industry Almanacs are similar in nature and follow the same format.
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