The Growth of E-commerce [Infographic]

E-commerce is growing at a rate of nearly 20 percent per year and is on course to overtake brick-and-mortar growth in the next five years.


E-commerce has become a $220 billion industry, growing at almost 20 percent per year. According to Americommerce, e-commerce is on track to outpace brick-and-mortar growth within the next five years. Americommerce uses the same data to predict the growth of e-commerce in the U.S. and overseas, which shows the impact of social networks and search on shopping habits and how important retaining customers is for the bottom line.

Currently, online sales are a $220 billion industry, and could grow to $370 billion by 2017.

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