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In just a few short years, Asia will likely supersede the U.S. as the world's biggest online retailing market. In China alone, online retail sales are projected to reach an estimated $408.8 billion by 2016, according to Barclay's Bank and other international e-commerce research firms. There are a myriad of dynamic forces afoot that propel e-retailing toward such explosive growth in this key region. In just a few short years, the number of web shoppers in China and India could total in the hundreds of millions and mobile commerce could soon account for at least 25% of all sales in mature direct-to-consumer e-commerce markets such as Japan and South Korea.
But little information has been available concerning the top web merchants in such key markets as Australia, China, India, Japan and others, let alone an objective assessment of their progress.
Count on Internet Retailer to deliver those kinds of analytics with the debut of this industry-first publication: the brand-new 2013 Asia 500.
At 320 pages, this comprehensive e-commerce research publication profiles the 500 largest retail web sites ranked by annual sales in Asia, Australia and elsewhere across the Pacific Rim. The rankings include financial, operating and full corporate contact information, including the name and title of the executive in charge of web retailing. Sure to become an indispensable industry reference, this guide profiles regional retailing leaders such as China's 360.com and Yihaodian (now 51% owned by Wal-Mart Inc.); Japan's Rakuten.com, Australia's Coles.com.au and Flipkart.com, India's answer to Amazon.
Previously unavailable, the guide's wealth of data includes the following:
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This guide is also available in database format as a subscription to the Top500Guide.com online portal. A one-year, one-user license costs $225, though various licensing options are available.
Sales Figures2012 web sales of the 500 largest e-retailers in Asia and the Pacific Rim
Detailed MapThe nine hottest markets in Asia/the Pacific Rim
Thorough AnalysisEach retailer's key financial, operations, performance and other metrics
Industry Contacts750+ e-retailers and vendors