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This Week in eCommerce Data: April 23rd, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: April 23rd, 2021

Welcome to the 47th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we highlight retail sales, mobile payments, and online fraud. Plus other ecom news elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

9.8% in retail sales

the growth in March as the country begins to come out of the pandemic, with consumers buying champagne, skirts, and shaving kits.

$15.9 billion

the total payment volume for the quarter ending in December for Mercado Pago, enabling mobile payments across Latin America – a year-on-year increase of 84%.

40% growth

in both pick-up and drop-off points across Europe since the middle of 2019.

32% in 12 months

the increase in online payment fraud over the last year among fashion retailers.

1/5 consumers

now do all of their grocery shopping online, as millennials lead the way in ecommerce.

$1 billion in sales

for Athleta, as it announces its ecommerce expansion into Canada – as the competition heats up for women’s athletic wear.

60% of consumer-goods companies

feel that they are quite prepared to capture greater ecommerce growth.

This Week in eCommerce Data: April 23rd, 2021

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