According to foreign mediaIn 2021, 230.5 million Americans bought online, a slight increase compared with 224.1 million in 2019.
In the United States, Amazon is the undisputed leader in the online retail industry.Statista data shows that in 2021, Amazon will occupy 41% of the US e-commerce market. 62% of Amazon's customers in the United States are Prime members, who spend more than twice as much on the Amazon platform every year as ordinary consumers.
Wal Mart's e-commerce website ranked second, and its share in the U.S. e-commerce market was6.6%, followed by eBay, with a market share of 4.2%.
In 2020, due to the epidemic and the home order, people will stay at home. Online sales will increase significantly, and Amazon will quickly seize the offline market share. However, when real enterprises start to reopen in 2021, the growth rate of e-commerce sales will slow down.
Analysts expect that,In 2022, the US e-commerce sales will grow by 17.3%, slightly lower than the 17.9% in 2021. This means the growth of the e-commerce market in the United StateslongWill tend to be flat, even decline, similarThe substantial growth in 2020 will not occur again.
However, preliminary data show that,In the holiday shopping season of 2021, online retailers have achieved an unexpected growth and generated positive expectations for next year.
On the other hand, analysts are more optimistic about the global e-commerce market. estimateThe network sales will increase by about 14% in 2022 and 10% in 2021. The growth of global e-commerce will still have an impact on Amazon's expected revenue. Although it is not certain how much profit Amazon will absorb from its international business, the market expectation is optimistic.
However, industry insiders believe that,The whole industrystaySome problems encountered in 2021 cannot be ignored, such as labor supply shortage, supply chain constraints and inflationproblem。 These problems areIt will continue to exist in 2022,alsoIt won't end soon, the market should still be cautious and optimistic。
Therefore,Amazon has a large number ofinvestmentInfrastructure enables companies to take advantage of their huge scaleCaptureMarket share.