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5 ecommerce data forecasts for 2020

For the first time in 20 years of ecommerce research, Digital Commerce 360 releases forecasts and projections of ecommerce sales in the same calendar year. The first-ever 2020 U.S. ecommerce Market Report covers brand new exclusive research on 2020 ecommerce, including full-year ecommerce and retail projections; ecommerce growth by category; a projection on U.S. marketplaces growth; and trends that will stick beyond the pandemic.

Target’s ecommerce sales jump 154% in Q3 2020

Online sales represent 15.7% of total retail sales in the quarter for Target, up 7.5% a year ago. Stores fulfilled 75% of online orders in Q3.

Traffic jumps an average 125% on top retail sites during pandemic

An analysis of traffic to the Top 2000 North American ecommerce sites shows that site visits during March through June 2020 increased 19% year over year collectively and 125% on average. The analysis shows office supplies and sporting goods as the fastest-growing categories in terms of traffic compared with 2019.

Digital is a bright spot amid Macy’s sagging sales

Digital sales grew 53% in the department store chain’s fiscal Q2, and online sales accounted for 54% of the retailer’s total owned comparable sales.

Nordstrom’s ecommerce sales account for 61% of all revenue in Q2

Digital sales declined 5% in fiscal Q2, in part because Nordstrom's annual summer sales event was postponed to Q3. Not counting the impact of moving the sales event, digital sales would have increased more than 20%. At Gap, online sales nearly doubled.

Earnings roundup: Ecommerce is a bright spot for luxury apparel retailers

Luxury apparel retailers, such as Fossil and Coach-owner Tapestry, report a big shift to ecommerce during the coronavirus pandemic—and the shift is helping to attract new customers and improve other areas of business. Here’s a snapshot of how Canada Goose, Fossil, Tapestry, Qurate and Revolve performed during their second quarters.