Global - Residential - B2C Statistics and Forecasts


Archived report: this report was archived in August 2006 and has not been updated. Online shopping, or e-retailing, or B2C is growing quickly. Although the US pioneered e-retailing, it has been passed by Europe. However there are still problems with it. Vendors are still providing inadequate Websites. Profitability remains negative or low due to the large volumes needed to cover operating and inventory costs. Customers still prefer to actually see and feel the products they will buy, and there is still the lurking worry about Internet security. This report provides statistics for B2C, together with forecasts made over the past few years on where it was heading.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Statistical overviews
    • 2.1 B2C reports from 2005
      • 2.1.1 Global overview
      • 2.1.2 USA statistics
      • 2.1.3 European statistics
    • 2.2 B2C reports from 2004
      • 2.2.1 US statistics
      • 2.2.2 US customer satisfaction
      • 2.2.3 European statistics
  • 3. Forecasts
    • 3.1 Forecasts made in 2004
  • 4. Related reports
  • Table 1 – US B2C sales – 2003 – 2008
  • Table 2 – B2C statistics for selected European countries – Q2 2005
  • Table 3 – Estimated quarterly US Retail Sales – 1999 - 2004
  • Table 4 – US sales channel combinations – 2003 - 2004
  • Table 5 – Payment methods in the US - 2004
  • Table 6 – Consumer satisfaction levels with US e-commerce Websites – 2000 - 2003

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Number of pages 6

Status Archived

Last updated 21 Aug 2006
Update History

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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