By and large, North America’s top online retailers are happy with their current e-commerce platforms. That’s clear from an Internet Retailer survey conducted in October, which found that only 20% of merchants say they plan to switch platforms in the near future.
Still, the platform is the real backbone of any e-commerce operation, and investing in add-ons or upgrades to existing systems remains crucial to many top e-retailers. In fact, the e-commerce platform is by far the largest budget priority for merchants this year—more than 58% of e-retailers say it’s a top priority. (The second most cited technology is mobile commerce, with 32% of merchants saying it’s a budget priority this year.)
Those are some of the findings in the just-released research report, the Quintessential Guide to E-Commerce Platforms, which profiles the top 10 e-commerce platforms used by merchants ranked in the Internet Retailer 2017 Top 1000. The guide includes data on pricing, client sales, key features and interviews with merchants using these systems.
Here are the top 10 e-commerce platforms, ranked by the number of top 1000 online retail clients they have, according to Internet Retailer.
- Magento Commerce
- Oracle Corp.
- IBM Corp.
- (tie) Shopify
- (tie) Yahoo Small Business
- Oracle NetSuite
For more information on what’s included in the 66-page Quintessential Guide to E-Commerce Platforms, or to order, click here.Favorite