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This Week in eCommerce Data: April 9th, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: April 9th, 2021

Welcome to the 45th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, how much extra did we spend on ecommerce last year? How many retail stores are closing? Plus other ecom news elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

$900 billion extra

that was spent on ecommerce during 2020

80,000 retail stores

could close by 2026, which represents around 9% of the country’s total.

92% growth

in ecommerce sales of Lululemon in the fourth quarter, as its online sales more than doubled during 2020.

$2.04 billion

the fourth quarter sales of online pet retailer Chewy, up 51% from the last quarter.

$36 operating margin

on a $100 sweater shipped from a distribution center, compared to $17 when shipped from the store.

6th distribution center

that has been opened by Kohl’s as it continues its ecommerce drive.

11.4% increase

in the vacancy rate of regional malls in Q1, up from 10.5% in the previous quarter, the fastest increase recorded by Moody’s.

$2,165

the average forecasted spending among teens this year, as it slowly begins to tick up after a 2-decade low.

This Week in eCommerce Data: April 9th, 2021

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