Blurred background image

This Week in eCommerce Data: September 4th, 2020

This Week in eCommerce Data: September 4th, 2020

Welcome to the fifthteenth Week in eCommerce Data, where Friday begins with a dose of ecommerce data. In this week’s roundup, electric vans head to Amazon, millions raised for an ecommerce platform geared towards family caregivers. Plus more!

Weekly insight

This week we were able to see how the long-term effects of the pandemic are changing the way we will be doing commerce for the years to come. Leaders in the industry have been preparing for years for people buying online and adapting their processes and products to serve this new market.

But how can your company compete against giants? Our suggestion is divided in two parts. Get into ecommerce as fast as you can but also differentiate yourself. There are many ways to make your store unique and add value that Amazon cannot — it could be that you have better content and create a community; it could be your unique product customization abilities. That is what we believe will allow brands to keep competing in the next decade.

Key ecommerce data

1,800 electric vans

the amount of vehicles that Amazon has ordered from Mercedes to carry out deliveries in order to meet the goals of the Paris climate change agreement.

$5 million

the amount raised by Carewell, an ecommerce platform focussed on family caregivers, one of the key categories of front-line workers helping to cope with the pandemic.

$130 million

the boost in revenue due to GAP’s decision to begin making face masks, which it sells individually and in bulk. Its customers have included the city of New York and the state of California.

1/4 of malls

the amount of malls in the US that are expected to close permanently within the next 5 years from the coming economic crisis from the effects of the pandemic.

242%

the record highs of Best Buy’s ecommerce sales in the second quarter, which reached almost $5 billion. Around 40% of their ecommerce sales came from buy online pick up in store.

$35 member fee

the price of Walmart’s new membership program, Walmart+, which will provide members with unlimited free delivery.

200%

The rise in the ecommerce sales of Ultra, the beauty and cosmetics company, despite total income dropping 95%.

This Week in eCommerce Data: September 4th, 2020

Related Ideas

If you got value from this article, you may enjoy these other articles, as well. We’re always adding value!

Insert Cartridge Here: Klaviyo Integrates with Salesforce Commerce Cloud
  • ArganoUV
  • Commerce
  • Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Insert Cartridge Here: Klaviyo Integrates with Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Empower greater email marketing on Salesforce Commerce Cloud with the new integration from Klaviyo.
From the Web to the Store: ECCO, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, and the Endless Aisle
  • ArganoUV
  • Commerce
  • Core Web Vitals

From the Web to the Store: ECCO, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, and the Endless Aisle

Integrating Salesforce Commerce Cloud’s Endless Aisle, ECCO can blur the lines between their physical and digital...
Skis.com Personalizes the Shopping Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud
  • ArganoUV
  • Commerce
  • Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Skis.com Personalizes the Shopping Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Sending skiers to the mountains in personalized style, Skis.com tailors the digital shopping experience with Salesforce...

Latest ideas

Our latest thinking about SF Commerce Cloud.

Key Features for All eCommerce Pharmacies
  • ArganoUV
  • Pharma

Key Features for All eCommerce Pharmacies

What are the key features of a pharmacy digital store?
This Week in eCommerce Data: May 27th, 2022
  • ArganoUV
  • This Week in eCommerce Data

This Week in eCommerce Data: May 27th, 2022

This week’s ecommerce roundup focuses on AI funding, drone deliveries, and personalization demand, plus more.
Why is the UX so Important to ERP Platforms?
  • ArganoUV
  • Software
  • UX

Why is the UX so Important to ERP Platforms?

UX and ERP systems. What's the connection?

How can we achieve
awesomeness together?