Amazon, the online retailing giant founded by Jeff Bezos, is quick approaching catching 50 percent of the United States e-commerce market, inning accordance with information research company eMarketer.The business is forecastto strike sales of $258.2 billion by the end of 2018, an approximately 30 percent boost from the previous year. Amazon captured around 44 percent of the e-commerce market in 2017. The online retailing giant’s market share dwarfs eBay’s, which currently has around 6.6 percent of all U.S. e-commerce sales. The 3rd is Apple with 3.9 percent and Walmart in fourth locations, capturing 3.7 percent of the market.
“Likewise striking is the truth that Amazon’s marketplace is taking off– the market describes deals that take place by means of third-party sellers, instead of a shopper purchasing one of Amazon’s internal brands. Sales created from the marketplace will be more than double Amazon’s direct sales in the United States by the end of the year,” in August 2017. “Towns, cities, and states throughout the United States are being injured– numerous jobs being lost! “Amazon is doing excellent damage to tax paying sellers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being injured– many jobs being lost!– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2017 Amazon has likewise come under fire for its
apparently pressing appetite for foreign employees– whose migration statuses can be leveraged for lower wages– over Americans. As Breitbart News’John Binder reported, Amazon is hiring more foreign workers into the United States to for lucrative innovation tasks than Google and Facebook combined. Statista, an online stats company, reported Amazon looked for 2,515 foreign H-1B workers in 2017, compared with 1,213 foreign workers by Google and 720 foreign workers from Facebook in the same year.