Leading e-retailers worldwide in 2015, based on retail revenue (in billion U.S. dollars)

Leading e-retailers worldwide 2015, based on retail revenue 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. The total net sales of the top online retailers by revenue added up to more than 1,304 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. 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.
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Company (Country of origin)Retail revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Amazon.com (United States)79.27
JD.com Inc. (China)26.99
Apple Inc. (United States)24.37
Walmart Stores, Inc. (United States)13.7
Suning Commerce Group Co. Ltd. (China)8.1
Otto GmbH & Co KG (Germany)7.18
Tesco PLC (UK)6.54
Vipshop Holdings (China)6.08
Liberty Interactive Corporation (United States)5.15
Macy's Inc. (United States)4.85
The Home Depot Inc. (United States)4.69
Best Buy Co. Inc. (United Kingdom)4
Casino Guichard-Perrachon S.A. (France)3.76
Costco Wholesale Operation (United States)3.5
Zalando SE (Germany)3.29
Home Retail Group PLC (United Kingdom)3.04
John Lewis Partnership plc (United Kingdom)3
Nordstrom, Inc. (United States)2.83
Kohl's Corporation (United States)2.8
Shop Direct Group (United Kingdom)2.76
Company (Country of origin)Retail revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Amazon.com (United States)79.27
JD.com Inc. (China)26.99
Apple Inc. (United States)24.37
Walmart Stores, Inc. (United States)13.7
Suning Commerce Group Co. Ltd. (China)8.1
Otto GmbH & Co KG (Germany)7.18
Tesco PLC (UK)6.54
Vipshop Holdings (China)6.08
Liberty Interactive Corporation (United States)5.15
Macy's Inc. (United States)4.85
The Home Depot Inc. (United States)4.69
Best Buy Co. Inc. (United Kingdom)4
Casino Guichard-Perrachon S.A. (France)3.76
Costco Wholesale Operation (United States)3.5
Zalando SE (Germany)3.29
Home Retail Group PLC (United Kingdom)3.04
John Lewis Partnership plc (United Kingdom)3
Nordstrom, Inc. (United States)2.83
Kohl's Corporation (United States)2.8
Shop Direct Group (United Kingdom)2.76
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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. The total net sales of the top online retailers by revenue added up to more than 1,304 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. 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.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015
Supplementary notes
All values are estimates.

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