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This Week in eCommerce Data: October 15th, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: October 15th, 2021

Welcome to the 72nd Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at the rise of shipping container prices, Gen Zers’ attitudes, and warehouse platforms. Plus, other ecommerce news from elsewhere!

Key ecommerce data

900%

the rapid rise in prices of container prices in the UK as port delays complicate the moving of goods in time for Christmas. 

74% of Gen Zers

will switch to a different retailer if an item is out of stock online, as the generation seem to be less tolerant of poor digital experiences compared to others. 

$81 million

the amount raised in series B funding of Huboo, the warehousing platform, which has witnessed huge growth from the ecommerce boom from the pandemic. 

$30 billion

the forecasted value of pre-owned watch sales by 2025, which would represent half the size of the market for new retail watches. 

46%

of consumers are buying more groceries online now than before the beginning of the pandemic. 

30%

of Ikea’s total sales came from ecommerce, which is up from 18% in 2020. Two years ago, ecommerce only represented 7% of Ikea’s total sales. 

15%

of Twitter’s business came from ads last year, as it recently released new ad features as part of its push to grow its ecommerce capabilities. 

$8 billion

the value of Macy’s ecommerce business, as Jana Partners attempts to push the retailer to separate it from its traditional physical business operations. 

This Week in eCommerce Data: October 15th, 2021

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