Welcome to the 84th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at January ecommerce performance, the latest inflation rate, and the value of meal kit delivery market. Plus, other ecommerce news from elsewhere!
Key ecommerce data
the rise in ecommerce sales in January compared to a year ago, faster than the 7.2% growth of total retail sales in the US.
the inflation rate for January 2020 compared to the same time last year – the highest since 1982.
the expected value of the online meal kit delivery market by the end of 2022, before tripling in the next 5 years.
the new yearly cost of Amazon Prime as the ecommerce giant increases the price by 17%.
the amount raised by the ecommerce platform Shopware, which powers a little over 100,000 brands, with funding from PayPal and Carlyle.
the amount of venture capital that was channeled into Latin America last year, including in ecommerce and marketplaces, with Mexico and Brazil leading the way.
the number of counterfeiters that have opened active accounts on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp describe it as ‘whack-a-mole.’
the growth in ecommerce of L’Oréal, the driving force behind its great 2021, marked by overall sales increase of 16.1%, twice the industry average.