“It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics” ~George Bernard Shaw.
In ecommerce, the idea is the easy part, even starting the business is not that much hard, the hardest part is maintaining that business. Keep the numbers coming & make it relevant to your audience. B2C worldwide sales will surpass $1.5 trillion in 2017 (Research and Markets)
Globally, ecommerce sales soared in 2015, benchmarking $839.8 billion. By 2018, Statista is predicting that B2C ecommerce will balloon to a staggering $1.5 trillion in annual sales. However, as the market catches up to demand, growth will level out, ultimately hovering in the $2.5 trillion marker. For 2017, B2C is projected to rake in about $1.92 trillion worldwide. Think tanks estimate that around 42% of consumers worldwide make online purchases, a number that will progressively climb to 50% by 2020.
Most businesses focus on generating more leads, regardless of the size of business they are in. Big commerce giant like Google, is also boosting sales via online channels – for some, it looks easy but for most it is hard.