By  on July 13, 2018

By the end of the year, Amazon will account for almost half of all U.S. e-commerce sales, according to new research from eMarketer.

By every metric that counts, the Jeff Bezos-led Amazon is the giant of online retail. That’s no secret, but even breathless retail experts might be stunned by the marketplace’s gonzo numbers: After drilling into the marketplace’s various product categories, eMarketer projected that Amazon will generate $258.2 billion of U.S. e-commerce sales this year, amounting to growth of almost 30 percent over 2017. The company closed out last year with roughly 44 percent of the market.

To continue reading this article...

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus