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2016 Top 500 Guide

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The 2016 Top 500® Guide Provides the Most Comprehensive Competitive E-Commerce Intelligence That Exists

The Internet Retailer 2016 Top 500 Guide® ranks the leading web merchants in North America by annual web sales and other key metrics. This 352-page Guide is the 13th edition of the most trusted resource in e-commerce. For the first time ever, retailers are not just ranked by annual web sales, but a separate ranking exists of Top 500 companies by their Performance Score, which assesses their online retailing holistically by 10 metrics in reference to their peers as well as the U.S. e-commerce market as a whole.

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North America’s E-Commerce Kingpins Are Exhaustively Assessed in the Industry's Leading Resource

Now available in its 13th edition, the 2016 Top 500 Guide® contains up to 138,000 facts on the 500 largest e-commerce competitors in North America. They are the undisputed masters of e-retailing in the landscape where e-commerce began three decades ago, collectively commanding an 84% share of total U.S. e-commerce sales in 2015, having reached $286.2 billion in 2015 web sales. As no. 1-ranked Amazon continues to grow faster than the pace of e-commerce in the U.S. overall (at 16.3% in 2015), how are other e-retailers rethinking their strategies for online success? What can you learn from them?

The 352-page 2016 Top 500 Guide® has the answers, ranking and profiling each e-retailer by their 2015 online sales and other key metrics—view 71 data elements at a glance, including first-time-offered Performance Scores, which assess Top 500 web merchants against their direct competitors and the market overall. Benchmark your own business against the North American masters of e-retailing and take your operation to a higher level of performance. 

Note: If you are interested in web sales per each retailer, that information is only available on the database membership.