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Last year, the growth rate of online sales for the Top 500 e-retailers in the U.S. outpaced that of e-commerce sales overall in the U.S.: a 17.5% increase versus a 15.8% increase, respectively. What are the market forces behind the success of these e-retailers? The Top 500 Guide® cites them. In fact, there are few e-commerce statistics that don't come under the purview of the information-packed research publication lauded as the "bible of online retailing."
Now in its landmark 10th Anniversary Edition, the Internet Retailer 2013 Top 500 Guide®—available in print, digital and online database formats—not only ranks the top players in North American e-retailing on their annual web sales and other metrics, but provides a comprehensive analysis of the past decade of sales for Top 500 online retailers by merchant type and merchandising category measured against overall e-commerce patterns and total retail sales. It's a veritable chronicle of the past decade of evolution in e-commerce, and only Internet Retailer brings it to you.
At 448 pages, this year's edition features all-new data and expanded analysis, including:
This all-new section breaks down the international shipping destinations by continent and country of each Top 500 retailer.
New metrics for Top 500 company listings
Web Site Summary
Updated elements for the 2013 Top 500 Guide®:
Digital Edition Use: Single User Licences Only, Limited Number of Devices Per Order, No Exceptions. Please note: this is a digital product, no PDF downloads are available. Please note: this is a digital product, no PDF downloads are available or printing of pages like a PDF. You can download to your computer or laptop to use as an offline tool, but may not print and replicate pages.
Sales Figures2012 web sales of 500 largest U.S. e-retailers
Thorough Analysis243 total metrics per profiled e-retailer: financial, operations, performance and others
Comprehensive ScopeA decade of data analyzing growth of Top 500 e-retailers
Industry Contacts2,338 online retailing executives