Online Retail in the United States

Published: August 2013

Publisher: MarketLine

Product ref: 179000

Pages: 35

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Report description

Online Retail in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States online retail market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • The online retail sector consists of the total revenues generated through the sale of retail goods via online channels, valued at retail selling price.
  • The US online retail sector had total revenues of $200.4bn in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.0% between 2008 and 2012.
  • The electronics segment was the sector's most lucrative in 2012, with total revenues of $43.8bn, equivalent to 21.9% of the sector's overall value.
  • The performance of the sector is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 13.1% for the five-year period 2012 - 2017, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $371.4bn by the end of 2017.

Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the online retail market in the United States

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the online retail market in the United States

Leading company profiles reveal details of key online retail market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States online retail market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United States online retail market by value in 2012?

What will be the size of the United States online retail market in 2017?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States online retail market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up the United States's online retail market?

Table of contents

Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
Amazon.com, Inc.
Apple Inc.
Staples, Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Appendix
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research


LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United States online retail sector value: $ billion, 2008–12
Table 2: United States online retail sector category segmentation: $ billion, 2012
Table 3: United States online retail sector geography segmentation: $ billion, 2012
Table 4: United States online retail sector value forecast: $ billion, 2012–17
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 8: Apple Inc.: key facts
Table 9: Apple Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 10: Apple Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 11: Staples, Inc.: key facts
Table 12: Staples, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 13: Staples, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 14: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key facts
Table 15: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 16: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 17: United States size of population (million), 2008–12
Table 18: United States gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2008–12
Table 19: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2008–12
Table 20: United States inflation, 2008–12
Table 21: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2008–12
Table 22: United States exchange rate, 2008–12


LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United States online retail sector value: $ billion, 2008–12
Figure 2: United States online retail sector category segmentation: % share, by value, 2012
Figure 3: United States online retail sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2012
Figure 4: United States online retail sector value forecast: $ billion, 2012–17
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the online retail sector in the United States, 2012
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Apple Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Apple Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: Staples, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: Staples, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: assets & liabilities


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Related research categories

By sector: Retail (in Off-trade)

By market: United States (in North America)