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This Week in eCommerce Data: August 28th, 2020

This Week in eCommerce Data: August 28th, 2020

Welcome to the fourteenth Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, retails stores are set for hub conversions, a rising tide in boat sales, the total value of ecommerce for the first half of 2020. Plus more! 

Key ecommerce data

250 stores

the number of stores that Best Buy is going to convert into hubs, roughly 1/4 of all stores, as it continues to see drives towards ecommerce.

194%

the rise in online sales of Dick’s Sporting Goods, beating expectations from Wall Street, as it witnessed customers buying hiking gear, weights, and workout clothes to keep fit during the pandemic.

$347.26 billion

the total amount that was spent on US ecommerce during the first half of 2020, representing an increase of 30.1% from the same period last year.

21%

the expected increase in toy ecommerce during the holiday season, as Toys R Us announces a partnership with Amazon.

59%

the growth in new boat sales in May compared to April, thought to be as a result of restrictions of hotels and other accommodation, plus the increasing desire to escape urban areas and avoid human contact.

300%

the growth of BJ’s Wholesale ecommerce as it is set to roll out contactless curbside pickup as well as buy online, pick up in-store options.

15%

the amount of stores that Estée Lauder is set to close permanently as it moves strategy towards ecommerce, in part due to the pandemic.

5 years

the accelerated shift towards ecommerce due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

This Week in eCommerce Data: August 28th, 2020

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