Global Ecommerce Market Report 2021: Market Expected

Dublin, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “e-commerce market by business model, navigation medium, payment method (card payment, bank transfer, digital wallet), offer (travel, electronics, beauty and fashion, household, Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages) and Region – Global Forecast to 2027 “has been added to offer.

The global e-commerce market is expected to reach $ 16,215.6 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 22.9% during the forecast period of 2020 to 2027.

This market is primarily driven by the growing penetration of the internet and smartphones, the growing reliance on social media to promote e-commerce platforms, the growth of omnichannel business models, and the advent of new payment methods. Moreover, the automation of e-commerce offers immense growth opportunities for the players operating in the e-commerce market.

Highlights of the report

  • Based on the business model, the horizontal e-commerce models segment held the largest share of the overall e-commerce market in 2020.
  • On the basis of browsing support, the desktop / laptop segment accounted for the largest share of the overall e-commerce market in 2020.
  • On the basis of payment method, the card payments segment held the largest share of the e-commerce market in 2020.
  • On the basis of supply, the beauty and fashion segment accounted for the largest share of the global e-commerce market in 2020.
  • Geographically, the Asia-Pacific region held the largest share of the overall e-commerce market in 2020.

Key questions answered in the report

  • What are the high-growth market segments in terms of navigation support, payment method, business model, offer and country?
  • What is the historical e-commerce market in the world?
  • What are the market forecasts and estimates for the period 2020-2027?
  • Who are the main players in the different countries and what market share do they have?
  • What are the recent developments in the global e-commerce market?
  • What are the different strategies adopted by the major players in the global e-commerce market?
  • What are the geographic trends and high growth countries?
  • Who are the emerging local players in the global e-commerce market and how do they compete with other players?

Market environment

Regulatory Analysis

North America

  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • Cyber ​​Squatting Consumer Protection Act (CAPA)
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Act (Eft)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB)
  • Federal Law on Information Security Management (FISMA)
  • Uniform Electronic Commerce Act


  • Electronic Commerce Regulation 2002 (EC Directive)
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Distance Selling Act, 2000
  • ICO Cookie Law

Asia Pacific

  • Contract law and electronic signature law
  • Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Act
  • Cybersecurity law
  • Electronic signature law
  • Consumer Contract Law (Law No. 61 of May 12, 2000)
  • Law on Specified Commercial Transactions (Law No. 57 of June 4, 1976)
  • Law on the Protection of Personal Information (Law No. 57 of May 30, 2003)
  • Law on the Regulation of the Transmission of Specified E-mails (Law No. 26 of April 17, 2002)
  • Framework law on electronic documents and transactions
  • The Information Technology (IT) Act 2000
  • Electronic Transactions Act 1999

Rest of the world

  • Electronic contracts
  • Brazilian Code of Consumer Protection and Defense (Law 8 078/1990)
  • Brazilian Internet Law (Law 12.965 / 2014).
  • Electronic Transactions and Commerce Act (Federal Act No. (1) of 2006)
  • Communications and Electronic Transactions Act (ECT)
  • Privacy Act (POPIA)

Supply chain analysis

Pestel analysis

Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

Global e-commerce market trends and strategies

  • Big Data in e-commerce
  • Cloud-based e-commerce platforms
  • Same day deliveries
  • E-commerce businesses investing in brick and mortar stores
  • M-Commerce in Electronic Commerce

Market Snapshot


  • Growing penetration of the Internet and smartphones
  • Growing use of social media and social commerce
  • Growth of the omnichannel business model
  • Advancement of several payment methods


  • Online fraud and cybersecurity issues


  • E-commerce automation
  • Expansion of cross-border e-commerce


  • Local laws and legislation affecting cross-border e-commerce
  • Confidence deficit due to lack of touch and experience


  • Use of augmented reality and virtual reality in e-commerce
  • On-site personalization and personalized experience

Impact of Covid-19 on the e-commerce market

Company Profiles

  • Inc. (US)
  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited (China)
  • Walmart Inc. (United States) The Home Depot Inc. (United States)
  • Inc. (China)
  • Rakuten Inc. (Japan)
  • Otto GmbH & Co KG (Germany)
  • Zalando SE (Germany)
  • (United States)
  • B2W Digital (Brazil)
  • Groupon Inc. (United States)
  • Inter Ikea Systems BV (The Netherlands)
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (United States)
  • Shopify Inc. (United States)
  • Wayfair Inc. (United States)
  • Suning.Com Co. Ltd. (China)
  • Best Buy Co. Inc. (United States)
  • Tesco Plc (United Kingdom)

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