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.