China and the USA Lead in Online Purchases of Consumer Electronics

Germany-based online business research firm’s new report, “Global Consumer Electronics B2C E-Commerce Market 2018” offers details on the continued growth of online retail sales of home electronic items. Among the findings is that China and the USA are the global leaders, by themselves accounting for over half over total global sales of this product category.

Hamburg, Germany, December 14, 2018 --( Online sales of consumer electronics expand globally but growth rate decelerates.

The year-on-year growth of online retail sales of electronic items is expected to maintain single-digits after 2020, according to predictions included in the new publication. Sales of consumer electronics will expand as new consumers are coming online worldwide, thanks to the continued expansion of the Internet, with many of new connections coming through smartphones. Consumers appear to be gaining confidence in delivery and payment security for the higher prices associated with the online purchase of electronic goods.

Asia and North America outpace other regions in online retail sales of electronics.

The mature North American online market and the developing Asia economy are the regions with the largest sales volumof consumer electronics. China is the world's largest consumer of home electronic items, with the USA in second place, as reported in the publication. Leading online merchants of electronics in China include multichannel retailers as well as online only sources such as The website of USA-based retailer Best Buy had the highest number of visits of any global electronics retailer.

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