B2B Articles - Nov 10, 2013 10:47:33 PM
It is projected by MarketingLand that US eCommerce spending will exceed $200 billion dollars for the first time after the Q4 holiday this year based on 2013 figures from comScore.
The news release, comScore Reports $47.5 Billion in Q3 2013 Desktop-Based U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending, Up 13 Percent vs. Year Ago states that third quarter 2013 eCommerce sales grew 13 percent year-over-year to $47.5 billion.
The market is showing robust growth with this quarter making the sixteenth consecutive quarter of positive Y-O-Y growth and twelfth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth for eCommerce in the US.
Overall eCommerce is a little less than 6% of total US retail spending according to the US Commerce Department (excluding the forecast for Q4 of 2013).
As online retailers prepare for the holiday season, discounts and promotions will be a powerful tool to drive loyalty with shoppers. An online survey focusing on discounts driving loyalty spending show that 86% of shoppers claim to purchase products from stores that have a promotion. Retailers and eCommerce websites need to ensure that they drive awareness of sales to customers.
See 5 holiday marketing tips for retailers for example tactics to drive better performance throughout the marketing to sales funnel.
Top-performing eCommerce categories (with 14% growth Y-O-Y) included:
First-party data marketing
SEO for B2B
B2B Marketing for IoT Companies
B2B Product Marketing
B2B Software Marketing
IoT go-to-market strategy
HubSpot for ABM
Go to market strategy
Marketing for IT Companies
B2B lead generation
B2B Marketing and Growth Agency.
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