The global B2C E-commerce market size is expected to be worth around US$ 6.1 trillion by 2028, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.
The global B2C E-commerce market size was valued at US$ 3.34 trillion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% during forecast period 2021 to 2028.
The increasing disposable income level, escalating usage of internet and smartphones, and an increasing number of online shoppers are expected to drive the market growth. Online goods and service providers offer various options to its customers, such as vast product portfolio, discounted price rates, convenient payment methods, same-day delivery, and easy return policies while purchasing any goods or services, resulting into growing customer preference toward e-commerce platforms.
The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) provides the rules and regulations governing international trade in services, with significant implications for e-commerce. The anti-Spam Law is placed to protect consumers from receiving unsolicited marketing material. Although online businesses collect information from consumers, they are legally prohibited to spam people's inboxes without their consent. Technological advancement supported by increasing usage of (AI) is providing customers with the real-time shopping experience. For instance, augmented reality (AR) technology offers customers ‘virtual changing rooms’ wherein customers can try a product virtually.
The clothing and footwear segment accounted for the largest revenue share of 24.02% in 2019 and is expected to continue its dominance over the forecast period. This is attributed to the massive expansion of online apparel marketplace, through which retailers and manufacture markets their goods. Shopping through fashion websites is beneficial, including multiple payments and goods options, home delivery, and easy return. The simplified and user-friendly website interface allows easier navigation of various product categories with the help of the search system, thereby increasing the indulgence of the consumer.
The B2C retailers segment accounted for the largest revenue share of 99.47% in 2019 and is expected to continue its dominance over the forecast period. Increase in the mobile transactions and internet banking is expected to drive retailers segment over the forecast period. Furthermore, urbanization and development in developing countries have contributed to the westernized lifestyle, which is further changing the shopping pattern from traditional to online. Factors such as ease of doing business due to globalization, potent logistics infrastructure, and high demand across the borders are attributed to the growth.
The classifieds segment accounted for a revenue share of 0.53% in 2019 and is expected to expand at the highest CAGR of 9.8% over the forecast period. The growth is attributed to increase in mobile classifieds advertising, low cost of online advertising, and decreasing the print advertising market. The segment includes multiple classified services for real estate, recruitment, automotive, and matrimony at one place as per users’ requirements.
Asia Pacific accounted for the largest revenue share of 36.31% in 2019 and is expected to retain dominance over the forecast period. The region accounts for nearly two-thirds of the global population and economic development-with China and India at the forefront-remain key regional growth drivers. The growth is attributed to the increasing internet connectivity in second-tier cities & rural areas. The untapped market in this region acts as a popular destination for international brands and web shoppers around the world.
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED
Flipkart Internet Private Limited
PayPal Holdings, Inc.
Beauty & Personal Care
Books & Stationery
Clothing & Footwear
Home Décor & Electronics
Sports & Leisure
Travel & Tourism
Media & Entertainment
Information Technology (Software)
Middle East and Africa (MEA)
The B2C E-commerce market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of B2C E-commerce market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2028. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
This report focuses on the global B2C E-commerce market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the B2C E-commerce market development in United States, Europe and China.
It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted B2C E-commerce market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.
In terms of production side, this report researches the B2C E-commerce capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of B2C E-commerce by regions (countries) and application.
Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global B2C E-commerce market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2028. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.
With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major B2C E-commerce market companies.
Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of B2C E-commerce market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.
The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.
Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the B2C E-commerce industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.
The B2C E-commerce market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to B2C E-commerce market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of B2C E-commerce market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new B2C E-commerce market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for B2C E-commerce. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for B2C E-commerce. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of B2C E-commerce are as follows:
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In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.
This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.
Market Size Estimation
Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).
The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.
Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.
All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.
Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.
Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.
In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.
The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.
The study objectives of this report are: