Retailers in the E-Commerce and Online Auctions industry sell a wide variety of goods through online portals only. Retailing has undergone something of a revolution over the past decade. Online retailing was still a relatively niche activity a decade ago, but has become one of the most dynamic ways of connecting with customers. The industry has switched from a catalogue and mail-order business model to enthusiastically embrace the internet. Technological advances have led to rapid increases in internet speeds. Additionally, the proliferation of internet-enabled devices means consumers can easily shop for goods using a more secure and efficient process.
Operators in this industry retail a wide variety of products via the internet, mail order, TV and phone. Online auction sites are included, but the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts is not covered. The industry also excludes retailers that have a high-street presence but also sell products through the internet and other channels.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.