Electronic shopping was introduced back in 1979 when English inventor Michael Aldrich connected a modified TV to a transaction-processing computer via telephone line and opened the information systems for secure data transmission. This technology became the foundation on which the e-commerce as we know it was built.
Today, e-commerce is used on a daily basis and living without it seems just complicated and inconvenient. The new technologies and innovations are continuously changing and exponentially improving the user experience and safety which, on the other hand, results in staggering eCommerce growth.
In fact, by the end of 2018, the global e-commerce sales will reach approximately $2.8 trillion and in 2021 they will hit $4.5 trillion. With e-commerce evolving at a rapid pace, it can be hard to keep up with the latest trends. We here at Subscriptionly keep a close eye on all things related to online sales and thought we’d share some 60 odd e-commerce stats and trends to get you ready for 2018/19.
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