Online Retail: Analyzing The Shift From Bricks to Clicks

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About this Market
Online retail is where consumers buy new products or services using electronic devices that are connected to the internet.

This report describes in detail a dizzying number of innovative retail concepts which can and are being deployed in the online retail market today.

Our analysis is that there is more scope for innovation in online retail today than at any time in the past and, because of this, online retail could be said to be poised to enter a ‘golden age’.

Report Content
This report contains:

  • Very detailed descriptions of the trends and strategies that will transform online retail
  • Detailed market forecasts for online retail expenditure in 73 countries worldwide from 2000 to 2025
  • Mini-profiles of 94 disruptive pure-play online retailers with a clear description of their business models
  • Many powerful insights into how you can use new strategies in you own online retail operations
  • Extensive analysis of the effect of mobile and wearables
  • A downloadable spreadsheet containing extensive market forecasts and also a detailed table which categorizes 94 innovative online retailers according to their business models

The findings of this report are mainly based on an analysis of strategies of the following 94 online retailers:

Airbnb Housekeep
Alibaba (1688.com) Houzz
Alibaba (AliExpress) Instacart
Alibaba (Juhuasuan) JD.com
Alibaba (Taobao) Jet.com
Alibaba (Tmall) JustFab
Alibaba.com Kickstarter
Amazon Kitsy Lane
Appear Here  Lyft
ASOS Manpacks
Bezar ModCloth
Birchbox Myntra
BlaBlaCar  NatureBox
Blue Nile  Net-a-Porter
Bonobos One Kings Lane
Booking.com Onefinestay
Bravofly Oodle
Brilliance OpenTable
Chegg Outfittery 
Chrono Polyvore 
ClosetSpace/Stylitics Privalia
Ctrip Prosper Marketplace
Curbside Rakuten
DogVacacy Relayrides
Dollar Shave Club Rent the Runway 
eBay Ruby Ribbon
eBuyer RueLaLa
Enjoy Technology Serviz
Etsy Shoedazzle
Expedia Snapdeal
Ezcater Stitch Fix
Fetch Taskrabbit
FitMeSo The Honest Company
Fiverr The Hunt 
Flightfox Threadless
Flipkart ThredUP
Flubit TodayTix
Getaround Trunk Club 
Gilt Groupe Uber
Glamsquad Vayable
GoButler Vente-privee
Google Express Vint
GrabTaxi Wanelo
Groupon Warby Parker 
Grubhub Zaarly
HelloAlfred  Zalando
HomeAway Zulily
Honest Buildings  

 

 

The PDF Management Report contains a high level summary of the value of the online retail market worldwide presented in the form of four charts.

The optional Companion Excel Spreadsheet contains the following detailed forecasts which are presented in the form of a single large fully editable  data table: 

MARKET ASPECT OF MARKET  UNITS GEOGRAPHY PERIOD
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions United States 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Canada 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - NA 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Germany 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions France 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions United Kingdom 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Italy 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Spain 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Sweden 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Netherlands 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Switzerland 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Belgium 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Norway 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Austria 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Denmark 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Finland 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Portugal 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Ireland 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - WE 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Russia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Poland 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Czech Republic 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Greece 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Romania 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Ukraine 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Hungary 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Slovakia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Croatia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - EE 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - Europe 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions China 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Japan 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions India 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Australia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions South Korea 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Indonesia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Taiwan 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Thailand 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Malaysia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Hong Kong 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Singapore 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Philippines 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions New Zealand 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Pakistan 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Bangladesh 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Vietnam 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - ASP 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Brazil 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Mexico 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Argentina 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Colombia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Venezuela 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Chile 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Peru 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Dominican Republic 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Guatemala 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Costa Rica 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Panama 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Trinidad and Tobago 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Jamaica 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - LATAM 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Turkey 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Saudi Arabia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions South Africa 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Egypt, Arab Rep. 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions United Arab Emirates 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Nigeria 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Israel 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Algeria 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Kuwait 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Qatar 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Morocco 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Tunisia 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Lebanon 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Kenya 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Tanzania 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Bahrain 2000 to 2025
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions Total - MEA 2000 to 2025
         
Online Retail Expenditure USD, Millions TOTAL - WORLDWIDE 2000 to 2025

 

 

Executive Summary9

Introduction21

Definition: What’s included in Online Retail?21

Methodology23

Management Report23

Market Forecasts24

Specific Inclusions and Exclusions24

Forecast Model & Underlying Drivers25

Strategies for Success in Online Retail27

New Fulfilment Strategies28

Definition28

Fulfilment Trends28

Outsourced Fulfilment28

Technology29

New Entrants30

Evolution of the Online Shop32

Definition32

Analysis32

Trends32

Rise of Online Marketplaces: Bringing Together Buyers and Sellers35

Definition35

Analysis & Examples35

Future Trends36

Hyper-personalised Online Retailing37

Definition37

Analysis & Examples37

Future Trends38

Growing Role of Mobile & Wearables42

Definition42

Analysis & Examples42

Mobile42

Wearables43

Future Trends46

The Sharing Economy: Industrial-scale Disruption50

Definition50

Analysis & Examples50

Future Trends52

Fusion of Social Media and Online retail: Social Commerce52

Definition52

Analysis & Examples53

Examples of Online Retail Platforms That Incorporate Social Networking Functions53

Examples of Social Networks That Have Added e-Commerce Functions55

Future Trends58

Growth of Subscription-based Retailing60

Definition60

Analysis & Examples60

Future Trends62

Rent, Not Buy Models: Rental Commerce63

Definition63

Analysis & Examples63

Future Trends64

Promos: Flash Sales & Deals of the Day65

Definition65

Analysis & Examples65

Future Trends68

Beyond Group Buying70

Definition70

Analysis & Examples70

Future Trends71

Bricks and Clicks: Combining Online and In-store Strategies72

Asset Sweating: Offline Retailers Lease Floorspace to Online Retailers74

Try Before You Buy Models75

Top Six Mega-Trends in Online Retail76

How we got here76

What’s Next: Disrupting the disruptors77

Mobile: Anytime, Anywhere Retail78

Maturity of tablets and smartphones78

One-click shopping using centralized accounts78

Future Outlook80

Next Generation Social Retail82

Branded Shop Model82

Micro Shop Model83

Community-based Merchandise Selection83

Massively Distributed Social Retail84

Hyper-personalised Retail90

Subscription Retail91

Convergent Retail92

Paid Content: Digital Media94

Snapshots of 94 Disruptive Online Retailers95

Airbnb95

Alibaba96

Alibaba.com96

1688.com97

AliExpress98

Juhuasuan99

Taobao100

Tmall101

Amazon102

Appear Here103

ASOS104

Bezar105

Birchbox106

BlaBlaCar107

Blue Nile108

Bonobos109

Booking.com110

Bravofly111

Brilliance112

Chegg113

Chrono114

ClosetSpace115

Ctrip116

Curbside117

DogVacacy118

Dollar Shave Club119

eBay120

Ebuyer121

Etsy122

Expedia123

Ezcater124

Fetch125

FitMeSo126

Fiverr127

Flightfox128

Flipkart129

Flubit130

Getaround131

Gilt Groupe132

Glamsquad133

GoButler134

Google Shopping Express135

GrabTaxi136

Groupon137

Grubhub138

HelloAlfred139

HomeAway140

Honest Buildings141

Housekeep142

Houzz143

Instacart144

JD.com145

Jet.com146

Outline146

Business Model147

Product Offer and Fulfilment148

Conclusion150

JustFab151

Kickstarter152

Kitsy Lane153

Lyft154

Manpacks155

ModCloth156

Myntra157

NatureBox158

Net-a-Porter159

Onefinestay160

One Kings Lane161

Oodle162

OpenTable163

Outfittery164

Polyvore165

Privalia166

Prosper Marketplace167

Rakuten168

Relayrides169

Rent the Runway170

Ruby Ribbon171

RueLaLa172

Serviz173

Shoedazzle174

Snapdeal175

Stitch Fix176

Taskrabbit177

The Honest Company178

The Hunt179

Threadless180

ThredUP181

TodayTix182

Trunk Club183

Uber184

Vayable185

Vente-privee186

Vint187

Wanelo188

Warby Parker189

Zaarly190

Zalando191

Zulily192

Ten of the World’s Leading Pureplay Online retailers193

Alibaba193

Outline193

Business Model194

Product Offer & Fulfilment195

Amazon196

Outline196

Business Model196

Product Offer & Fulfilment197

Booking.com (Priceline)201

Outline201

Business Model201

Product Offer & Fulfilment201

eBay203

Outline203

Business Model203

Product Offer & Fulfilment204

Flipkart206

Outline206

Business Model207

Product Offer & Fulfilment207

Groupon209

Outline209

Business Model209

Product Offer & Fulfilment209

JD.com211

Outline211

Business Model211

Product Offer & Fulfilment211

Rakuten213

Outline213

Business Model213

Product Offer & Fulfilment214

Uber215

Outline215

Business Model215

Product Offer & Fulfilment215

Zalando218

Outline218

Business Model218

Product Offer & Fulfilment219

Growth Outlook221

Authors224

Sara Foster224

Andrew Sheehy224

Report Highlights




  • 16 major emerging trends
  • Country-level forecasts to 2025
  • 94 online retailers analyzed
  • Detailed descriptions & case studies
  • 217 pages
  • Popwerful, actionable insights

Ordering Information

Title: Online Retail: Analyzing The Shift From Bricks to Clicks
Pages: 217
Updated: 01 Sep 2015
License: Single User
Format: PDF
Delivery: Email and Online.
Price: £395
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