About This Statistic
This statistic depicts the leading 20 e-retailers worldwide in 2015, based on retail revenue. In that year, Amazon was the world's leading retailer with about 79.27 billion U.S. dollars worth of revenue. Amazon is headquartered in the United States, one of the leading e-commerce markets worldwide. In 2016, retail e-commerce sales in the U.S. amounted to over 322 billion U.S. dollars and are projected to surpass 485 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. Online-only retailers such as Amazon were the most popular type of online store to make online purchases according to a 2016 survey of North American online shoppers. Latin American shoppers preferred retailer websites.