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U.S. E-Commerce : U.S. e-commerce includes the activities of U.S. online retailers selling physical goods to consumers through the internet.

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Groupon Goods' growth over the years

Growth in Groupon's physical products division, Groupon Goods, has slowed since the merchandise and voucher company began selling physical goods in 2011. It may be one reason why Groupon is reportedly looking for a buyer. Groupon's stock share price fell more than 80% from the peak after their 2011 initial offering, including a 15% drop this so far this year.
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Shopper profiles of large US marketplaces

While Amazon and eBay account for the lion's share of the U.S. market, there are several U.S.-based marketplaces attracting shoppers and sellers. For retailers and brands choosing which marketplaces to sell on, looking at each platform's shopper demographics may help. Here's an age and gender breakdown for the largest marketplaces in the U.S.

Amazon and eBay's US market share nears 50%

Amazon and eBay have a big pull in U.S. e-commerce – and it’s been growing over the last 5 or so years. In 2012 Amazon and eBay’s U.S. gross sales accounted for 32% of US online retail sales. Last year that number was nearly 50%.
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