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This Week in eCommerce Data: October 29th, 2021

This Week in eCommerce Data: October 29th, 2021

Welcome to the 74th Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, we look at surprising holiday sales forecasts and unfulfilled orders. Plus, other ecommerce news from elsewhere

Key ecommerce data

8.5 to 10.5%

the forecasted increase in holiday sales during November and December, despite the current supply chain issues affecting imports and deliveries, according to the National Retail Federation. 

$100 million

the number of orders gone unfilled by Hasbro due to its 3rd quarter supply chain disruptions, including capacity shortages and congestion at the port. 

55%

the rise in same-day delivery sales of Target during the last quarter compared to last year, as the retailer adds new features to make deliveries faster. 

$141 billion

the combined value of fintech giants Stripe and Klarna as they announce a partnership on buy now pay later capabilities. 

15 minutes

the delivery time promised by Uber in Paris as it announces a partnership with French retailer Carrefour. 

22% of consumers

intend to shop earlier this holiday season compared to last year, with 25% intending to do most of their shopping before Thanksgiving. 

87% of consumers

will make at least some of their holiday season shopping online this year. 

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