Top 500 E-Commerce Database

The Fully Interactive Online Database Version of the Top 500 Guide® Lets You Retrieve, Sort, Analyze and Save as Custom Reports the Comparative Metrics That Matter to You

The all-new and completely updated 2015 Top 500 Guide® can be accessed in online database format through a subscription to®, the world's largest repository of competitive e-commerce information. Featuring current and historical web sales and rankings as well as marketing, operating, financial and performance data on the 500 leading e-retailers in North America, the database format of the Top 500 Guide® lets you quickly access the competitive information you’re looking for and easily generate custom reports in seconds.

Through convenient web access and an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, users can quickly retrieve competitive rankings according to 263 data elements—including web sales, merchant type, growth rates and conversion rates, to name just a few—on the e-retailers profiled in the Top 500 Guide® and present that data as they please.

Features of the® database include:

• Faster navigation
• More intuitive search
• Easier-to-read company profile pages
• An index of top e-commerce executive and vendor names
• Ability to access the past five years' worth of comprehensive business-to-consumer e-commerce metrics

Present your analysis and search results to managers or clients. All standard or custom data reports or rankings can be saved for your personal use. The same is true for all profiles and executive contact listings of e-retailers in the® database. Whether you're conducting research on market trends, performing due diligence on a vendor or crunching the numbers for an important e-commerce presentation,® serves as your anywhere, anytime portal to e-commerce business intelligence—use it wherever you have Internet access.

$289 for a 1-year, single-user license—though multiple user/year discounts are also available.

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Key Features

  • Sales Figures2014 web sales of the 500 largest North American e-retailers

  • Thorough Analysis263 total metrics per retailer in the database version; 57 in the printed & digital Guides

  • Comprehensive ScopeFeature article spotlights all Top 500 trends

  • Industry Contacts2,211 online retailing executives

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