according toHarley Finkelstein, president of Shopify, revealed that as of 4:00 p.m. on Monday Eastern Time, Shopify platform merchants' sales had exceeded the global sales record of 5.1 billion dollars in 2020.
The sales peak of the platform network on the same day was a new record, with orders up to every minute13000, with sales exceeding 1.5 million dollars per minute.
according toShopify official news, the platform statistics show that the global small enterprises and direct to consumer (DTC) companies have the strongest sales performance in the day of NetEase.
Finkelstein said:"Just a few days ago, Shopify merchants broke through the sales volume of 2.9 billion US dollars, up 22% over last year, mainly because many consumers were reluctant to shop in person due to their concern about coronavirus.". Finkelstein added: "Shopify's sales in 2021 will be more than twice the level in 2019".
Finkelstein said that the holiday shopping season is characterized by Internet retailers offering discounts and discounts for a range of products, which is why most shoppers choose to spend on the days when the holiday shopping season is very short.
Shopify, as an independent e-commerce platform focused on by many cross-border sellers, has benefited from the acceleration of e-commerce sales driven by the coronavirus. Its development momentum in the past two years is very strong, and the platform sales have also soared in recent years. This year, a record breaking sales performance of the Black Five Network has demonstrated the platform strength to cross-border sellers.
Since this year, Amazon has become heavily involved and its profit margin has been gradually reduced, which makes many cross-border sellers not only operate traditionalIn addition to B2C platform, it also began to compete for the layout of independent station e-commerce platform. However, compared with Amazon, AliExpress and other platforms, the drainage of independent station platforms is still a big problem for most cross-border sellers, among which the most important is the drainage channels and funds. Therefore, sellers who plan to enter the market should consider carefully.
It is reported that after the report of the first battle of the black five networks was released,Shopify shares fell 0.6% to US $1567.02 per share at the close of Monday, bringing the company's market value to US $195.5 billion. So far this year, the stock has risen 38.4%.