2019 U.S. Top 500 Report
It won’t come as a shock that Amazon.com Inc. is gaining ground in ecommerce, but there are many online competitors growing faster than Amazon.
Internet Retailer’s 2019 Top 500 report, which ranks North America’s leading online retailers by web sales, shows that the retailers ranked Nos. 401-500 this year grew their collective web revenue by 24.3% in 2018 over 2017, faster than the 20.0% growth of Amazon, and well above the 14.1% year-over-year ecommerce growth in North America.
The Top 500 as a whole increased their worldwide online sales by 17.6% in 2018, and accounted for 89.8% of U.S. online retail sales in 2018, up nearly three percentage points from 87.0% in 2017. Amazon, by far the leading online retailer in North America, accounted for 22.4% of U.S. ecommerce in 2018, compared to 20.9% a year earlier.
The 139-page 2019 Internet Retailer Top 500 Report draws on 200+ data points for each of the 500 leading retailers and brands to provide a granular view of all aspects of online retailing, including conversion rate and average order value by type of merchant and merchandise category.
View the Table of Contents for full details on what’s included in the report.
What’s included in the 2019 Top 500 Report:
- Full ranking of North America’s Top 500 leading retailers and brands ranked by web sales
- 50+ charts and tables revealing the shifts in online retailing
- Analysis of ecommerce versus total retail growth over the past decade
- The fastest and slowest growing retailers broken down by merchant type, merchandise category and size.
- In-depth analysis of the ecommerce performance of web-only retailers, retail chains, consumer brands manufacturers and retailers with roots in print catalogs and TV shopping shows
- A report on Amazon’s recent initiatives and the response of competitors and government regulators.
- Consumer survey data on how they shop online, their view of Amazon, how they view in-store pickup, their propensity to return online orders, and more
- Benchmark data on conversion rates, growth by merchandise category and merchant type, free shipping policies, payment methods, website traffic, and more
- Recent developments in online marketplaces, mobile commerce, fulfillment, omnichannel strategies, holiday sales, and online grocery sales