Worldwide online retail sales growth continues, says yStats.com report

The largest global online retailers, market trends and predictions of future growth are divulged in new report, "Global Online Shopping Snapshot 2016," from Hamburg-based yStats.com, a leading secondary market research organization

Hamburg, (PresseBox) - The yStats.com report points out that some markets are showing signs of maturity as growth rates have declined, yet globally B2C E-Commerce still has plenty of room to grow, accounting for less than 10% of total retail sales. Online shopping has grown at double digit rates in recent years and is expected to maintain that rate of growth at least through 2020.

The Asia-Pacific region has taken the lead in online retail sales, and is forecasted capture an increased share of global E-Commerce through the end of this decade. Emerging markets, with India as a prime example will have the highest growth rates while China, Germany, Japan, the UK and the USA are expected to have the highest sales figures this year, according to the yStats.com report.

Trends in online shopping revealed in the yStats.com report include the use of mobile devices for shopping, the popularity of alternative online payment methods, consumer demand for free or low cost and rapid shipment, and increasing cross-border purchases.

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Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, yStats.com is one of the world's leading secondary market research companies. We are committed to providing the most up-to-date and objective data on Global B2C E-Commerce and Online Payment markets to sector-leading companies worldwide.

Our multilingual staff researches, gathers, filters and translates information from thousands of reputable sources to synthesize accurate and timely reports in our areas of expertise, covering more than 100 countries and all global regions. Our market reports focus predominantly on online retail and payments, but also cover a broad range of related topics including M-Commerce, Cross-Border E-Commerce, E-Commerce Delivery, Online Gaming and many others. In addition to our wide selection of market reports, we also provide custom market research services.

We are proud to cooperate with companies like Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. Given our numerous citations in leading media sources and journals worldwide, including Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are considered one of the most highly-reputed international secondary market research companies with an expertise in the areas of B2C E-Commerce and Online Payment.

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