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This Week in eCommerce Data: July 9th, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: July 9th, 2021

Welcome to the 58th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at consumer behavior, ecommerce values, and platform expansions. Plus other ecom news elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

42.4% of consumers

in the US returned unwanted products between March 2020 and March 2021, with the majority of them being clothing.

$428 billion

the amount of merchandise that consumers returned in 2020, around 10.6% of all retail sales last year.

3 more countries

ecommerce platform BigCommerce has expanded into France, Italy, and the Netherlands, letting merchants manage their stores in more local languages and currencies.

67% of Europeans

want to be inspired when it comes to shopping online, spurring ecommerce sites to improve the digital experiences they offer to consumers.

€16 million

the amount of money raised by fulfillment platform Byrd, with the Austrian company using the money to further expand into Europe.

$4.8 trillion

the forecasted global ecommerce sales by the year 2026, with the B2C sector set to expand by 27%.

$6 million

the amount of money raised by Talkshoplive, a live video platform that is focused on shopping events.

4 new areas

Instagram’s chief states that the platform is “no longer a photo-sharing app” but rather pivoting towards shopping, video, creators, and messaging.

This Week in eCommerce Data: July 9th, 2021

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