- Alibaba is a close second in population reached, at around 1.1 billion individuals, but just runs in 15 countries. EBay landed fifth on the list of the top e-commerce marketplaces, reaching 132.1 million in 13 countries.Amazon is the leading e-commerce gamer in North America, Western Europe and India, but Alibaba and its lots of online entities– such as Taobao in China, Lazada in Southeast Asia and Tokopedia in Indonesia– guideline Asia, WBE reported. Africa and India appear to be the two biggest e-commerce battlegrounds in the future.Dive Insight: At a time when e-commerce is predicted to grow to 13%of international retail sales by 2020, or$3.8 trillion out of the $30 trillion worldwide retail market, marketplaces are rising. In 2017, 40%of all digital commerce sales went through a market model compared with 23% in 2013, according to Euromonitor, and Amazon Market accounted for 87% of that growth.Forrester Research study reported that half of online spending now takes place through markets which might increase to two-thirds within five years. The big names like Amazon, Alibaba( Tmall ), JD.com and eBay are dominating.As in other aspects of its organisation, Amazon is so big it is running out of space to grow, the WBE report said.
It has targeted South America and Mexico, but MercadoLibre has a”stranglehold”there and will be difficult to remove. As huge as Amazon’s reach is worldwide, it’s still losing loan. The business reported a$3 billion loss in its worldwide organisation in 2015, according to its most current 10K. Amazon is the leader in India, but Walmart just recently got one of the largest e-commerce platforms there, Flipkart. Much like in the U.S., Walmart can’t be dismissed as a potential online competitor on the global phase. Alibaba has its hands complete growing in its existing footprint, but it’s hard to prevent noticing that India is instantly nearby to that footprint. E-commerce is growing much faster in India than in any other country across the globe.Ebay is dominant in Australia, and Norwegian business Schibsted is developing a market for itself in northeastern Europe. In Africa, the top e-commerce retail website is a Japanese car and car parts exporter Be Forward, yet a German-owned internet site Jumia is the”closest thing the continent has to its own Amazon,” per the report. This suggests an open chance for full-line online merchants. In the Middle East, Amazon acquired a stronghold in< a href =https://www.retaildive.com/news/report-amazon-to-acquire-dubai-based-e-marketplace-souq/438760/ target =_ blank > purchasing Souq.com in Dubai in 2015. More acquisitions of this kind are likely as large e-commerce companies want to go into new markets by buying existing competitors.Recommended Reading:
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