At Bong, we watch the trends that will alter the way our customers do business. And the biggest change by far is the growth in online retailing. Here are some of the statistics that caught our eye.
E-commerce is still new: 45% of online retailers have only been operating online within the past three years. New online businesses are starting every day. Competition is increasing fast.
Customers are increasingly comfortable with buying online - especially since mobile apps are turning online shopping into a 24-hour-a-day leisure activity.
- In Germany, e-Commerce turnover increased by 78% between 2006 and 2010*.
- This coming Christmas, one in four Danes** will, shop online.
- Sales growth will average 9,5% a year between
now and 2014***