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U.S. E-commerce: Mobile Devices and Alternative Payments Bring Retail Online Product Image

U.S. E-commerce: Mobile Devices and Alternative Payments Bring Retail Online

  • ID: 2135599
  • May 2012
  • Region: United States
  • 26 Pages
  • Mercator Advisory Group


  • AJB Software
  • Blockbuster
  • Expedia
  • Lowe's
  • Orbitz
  • Sears
  • MORE

Online retail sales growth increased for a second consecutive year in 2011, a feat that was not achieved from 2001 through 2010. And while the segment might not be growing as quickly as it was at the turn of the century, several trends indicate that online retail's resurgence could be sustainable.

The distinction between online and offline retail is beginning to dissolve, and the Internet is now affecting a majority of purchases, even those that are not made online. Mercator Advisory Group's newest report, U.S. E-Commerce: Mobile Devices and Alternative Payments Bring Retail Online, describes how smartphones and alternative online payment forms are changing the way consumers conduct commerce and compares the transactions consumers choose to make in stores with transactions executed online.

Highlights of the report include:

- Estimated U.S. total payment volume of online retail and travel purchases, including Mercator Advisory Group's online retail projections through 2015

- U.S. online travel agency market share estimates and an industry breakdown of the travel segment

- An analysis of recent trends regarding mobile device adoption and their potential READ MORE >

- AJB Software
- Amazon
- American Express
- Best Buy
- Blockbuster
- Circuit City
- Discover
- eBay
- Expedia
- GameStop
- Google
- Linens 'N Things
- Lowe's
- MasterCard
- Newegg
- Nordstrom
- Orbitz
- Overstock
- PayPal
- Priceline
- Sears
- Staples
- Travelocity
- Visa
- Walgreens
- Walmart

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