Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

Analysts at eMarketer reported worldwide e-commerce sales of $1.915 trillion in 2016, up from $1.548 trillion in 2015.  This figure includes online retail sales, digital downloads, sales of tickets to events and travel.  For 2017, eMarketer forecasted a 23.2% rise to $2.290 trillion.  Global online sales have been supported by very strong results at Amazon.com, largely due to its competitive pricing, expansion of merchandise categories, free shipping for members of its “Prime” service and convenience of use.  In 2016, Amazon reached $136 billion in revenues, up from $107 billion in 2015. Global internet users top 4.0 billion according to Plunkett…

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