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This Week in eCommerce Data: November 12th, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: November 12th, 2021

Welcome to the 76th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at the supply chain situation, Singles’ Day sales, and DTC strategies. Plus, other ecommerce news from elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

2022

the global supply chain crisis is expected to last well into next year, according to the secretary of commerce Gina Raimondo, as clogged ports are pushing warehouses to capacity. 

$139 billion

the sales of Alibaba and JD from this year’s Singles’ Day ecommerce event, as they smash new sales records, despite worries that Chinese digital sales may slow. 

35%

of Nike’s total revenue now comes from DTC, a large increase from 2010 when it represented just 10%, as the athletic brand moves towards direct sales through its own stores and digital channels. 

$45 million

the amount of series B funding raised by Linktree, the link-in-bio platform, while it announces a partnership with Shopify to let users add storefronts on its platform. 

13% y-o-y increase

in revenue of PayPal during the third quarter as it announces that Amazon will add Venmo as a payment option beginning in 2022. 

1 in 5 millennials

have experienced ecommerce fraud when shopping online last year. 

9,000 stores

of Dollar General now provides on-demand delivery through a new partnership with DoorDash, as it looks to expand to 10,000 by December. 

$21.6 billion

the current value of ecommerce in the Middle East, quadrupling since 2015. The online market is forecast to hit $52 billion by 2025, led by millennials. 

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