The growth of ecommerce and why it’s here to stay

 

Ecommerce has come a long way and with 43 million brits shopping online last year. 

In the UK the digital market is growing 32% faster than many other industries in the UK, meaning there’s no better time to take your business online.

No longer are people shopping only on desktops, 85% of online shoppers now start a purchase on one device and finish on another. 

There are a number of industries who can benefit from ecommerce stores, the top six include:

Clothing and accessories 
Computing and electronics
Children and baby products
Health and beauty 
Wholesale 
Furniture and homeware

People are shopping online for a variety of difference reasons, with many saying that convenience plays a huge role in why they are shopping online.

25.4% of people said a larger selection was available when they shop online. 

71% of consumers believe they will get a better deal shopping online
73% said it was less time consuming to shop online

Categories: Ecommerce, Infographic