United States B2C Ecommerce Market Analysis/Opportunities Report 2022: e-Commerce Players are Looking at the Metaverse to Create Enhanced Shopping Experiences for their Customers – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “United States B2C E-Commerce Market Opportunities Databook – 100+ KPIs on E-Commerce Verticals (Shopping, Travel, Food Service, Media & Entertainment, Technology), Market Share by Key Players, Sales Channel Analysis, Payment Instrument , Consumer Demographics – Q2 2022 Update report has been added ResearchAndMarkets.com Offer.

B2C e-commerce market in United States is projected to grow at 11.80% annually to reach US$1,574.5 billion in 2022.

The medium to long-term growth story of the B2C e-commerce industry in the United States promises to be attractive. The B2C e-commerce market is anticipated to grow steadily during the forecast period, registering a CAGR of 10.22% between 2022 and 2026. The country’s B2C e-commerce gross merchandise value is set to grow to $2,323.9 billion in 2026 from $1,408.3 billion in 2021.

In the United States, the B2C e-commerce industry is expected to hold on to sales accelerated by the global pandemic in 2022, with major retailers including Amazon and Walmart benefiting from growing online shopping trends among consumers in the country will. While sales growth slowed in 2021, overall purchases remained well above pre-pandemic levels.

This decline in growth rate also reflects consumers returning to the store for their purchases in 2021. While in-store sales gained momentum over the past year, shoppers continued to buy their products online with the same enthusiasm.

The growing convenience of online shopping coupled with improved fulfillment and delivery services offered by e-commerce providers are expected to further support the online shopping trend in the United States over the next three to four years becomes.

United States-based e-commerce marketplaces undergo mergers and acquisitions

To enter the market with high barriers, US-based e-commerce marketplaces engage in mergers and acquisitions.

In June 2021, Etsy, one of the leading e-commerce marketplaces, announced that it had acquired Elo7, a Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace, for $217 million. This acquisition is designed to help Etsy expand its presence in the Latin American market, a region with high barriers to entry.

In June 2021, Etsy acquired Depop, a UK-based clothing shopping app, for $1.63 billion. By acquiring Depop, Etsy aims to improve the customer experience, thereby increasing the company’s conversion rate and growth in the region. The acquisition of Depop will also help Etsy reach out to Gen Z consumers around the world. Depop is the 10th most visited shopping site among Gen Z consumers in the United States.

Ecommerce players are looking to the metaverse to create enhanced shopping experiences for their customers

The Metaverse has the potential to completely transform the e-commerce industry. In addition to providing instant gratification, the combination of Metaverse and e-commerce can also greatly influence customers’ purchasing decisions and increase customer satisfaction. Consequently, in order to create an improved shopping experience for their customers, many players in the e-commerce segment are investing in and renovating the Metaverse space.

In December 2021, Walmart, one of the country’s leading retailers, filed several brands, proposing plans to begin selling virtual goods, including toys, appliances, electronics, apparel, sports equipment, home decor, and more. Additionally, as Bloomberg reports, Walmart has also filed trademarks for the Verse to Curb, Verse to Home, and Verse to Store names, an indication that the company may be preparing for a virtual shopping experience.

In 2021, Walmart also announced that it had acquired Zeekit, a virtual fitting room platform to create an enhanced shopping experience for its online shoppers.

All of this indicates that the country’s leading retailer is striving to improve its customers’ shopping experience through innovative and emerging technologies. Notably, Walmart isn’t the only player investing in new technology. Amazon is also present in the Metaverse segment.

With Amazon AR View, the online e-commerce marketplace has already started to integrate Metaverse technology into its digital platform. The AR view allows buyers to design and decorate their home using augmented reality. Each product supported by AR View is scaled and rendered to scale. This allows buyers to know exactly how big the product is.

Startups are conducting funding rounds to further accelerate their growth in the online travel sector

The US online travel market is dominated by big players like Expedia, Booking and Airbnb. However, the segment is also represented by several innovative start-ups that want to open up the market with high growth potential. Consequently, these companies are conducting funding rounds to further accelerate their growth in the online travel sector.

In February 2022, Headout, a New York City-based startup that operates an app for booking experiences, announced that the company had raised $30 million in its Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Glade Brook Capital. Before raising $30 million, the startup also raised $12 million, also led by Glade Brook Capital. In 2021, the startup recorded growth of over 800%. With this round of financing, the startup wants to further accelerate its growth over the next three to four years.

In February 2022, Captain, another startup enabling people to book outdoor travel experiences across the United States, announced that the company had raised $2 million in its seed funding round.

Online grocery delivery companies are looking for ways to diversify their existing business

As the competition in the online grocery delivery market in the United States keeps increasing, the players are looking for ways to diversify their existing businesses, which will also help them to increase their market share.

To diversify its existing business, Uber launched a grocery delivery service and also piloted same-day delivery in a strategic partnership with Costco. In addition, Uber expanded its recipe delivery partnership with Nimble and acquired Drizly, an alcohol delivery company. Additionally, in November 2020, the company acquired Postmates to further solidify its position in this segment and gain market share.

On the other hand, DoorDash, the industry leader in the online food service segment, has partnered with CVS and national and regional convenience stores to deliver housewares. In addition, DoorDash entered into a strategic collaboration with Albertsons to expand its grocery delivery offering. In September 2021, DoorDash also announced that the company was adding alcohol delivery services to its app.

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B2C e-commerce market size in the United States and future growth dynamics

  • Gross merchandise value trend analysis

  • Trend analysis of average value per transaction

  • Trend Analysis of Gross Merchandise Volume

User statistics and key performance indicator ratios in the United States

  • user statistics

  • card abandonment rate and product return rate

  • B2C e-commerce per capita and GDP per capita

  • GDP per capita trend analysis

US B2C E-Commerce Market Share by Major Players

  • US Retail E-Commerce Market Share by Major Players (Amazon, Argos, eBay, Marks & Spencer, Tesco)

  • US Travel Ecommerce Market Share by Major Players (Booking.com, Expedia, Gett, Jet2holidays, Uber Taxi)

  • E-Commerce Grocery Services Market Share in the United States by Major Players (Deliveroo, Domino’s Pizza, Gousto, Just Eat, Uber Eats)

United States B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast by B2C E-Commerce Segment (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2017-2026)

  • Retail (breakdown by Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Health, Beauty & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Appliances & Electronics, Home Improvement, Books, Music & Video, Toys & Hobbies, Auto)

  • Travel & Hospitality (Breakdown by Air Travel, Train & Bus, Taxi Service, Hotels & Resorts)

  • Online Food Service (Breakdown by aggregator, direct to consumer)

  • Media & Entertainment (Breakdown by Streaming Services, Movies & Events, Theme Parks & Gaming)

  • Healthcare and Wellness

  • Technology Products and Services

  • other segments

B2C e-commerce market size and forecast in the United States by retail sales channel

  • platform for consumers

  • Straight to the consumer

  • consumer to consumer

US B2C e-commerce market share by travel and hospitality distribution channel

  • Market share by travel and hospitality distribution channel

  • Aggregator App – Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis

  • Direct to Consumer – Gross Merchandise Value trend analysis

US B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast by Online Food Service Distribution Channel

  • Aggregator App

  • Straight to the consumer

United States B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast by Engagement Model (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2017-2026)

  • Website based

  • live streaming

B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast in United States by Location (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2017-2026)

United States B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast by Device (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2017-2026)

US B2C e-commerce market size and forecast by operating system

  • iOS/macOS

  • Android

  • Other operating systems

B2C e-commerce market size and forecast in United States by city

United States B2C E-Commerce Market Size and Forecast by Payment Instrument (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2017-2026)

  • Credit card

  • debit card

  • Bank Transfer

  • prepaid card

  • Digital and mobile wallet

  • Cash

  • Other digital payments

United States B2C Ecommerce Consumer Demographics

  • Market share by age group

  • Market share by income level

  • Market share by gender

companies mentioned

  • Amazon

  • best buy

  • Etsy

  • target

  • Walmart

  • door line

  • dig lift

  • instacart

  • Kroger

  • Uber eats

  • posting balances

  • Expedia group

  • gett

  • lyft

  • Uber Taxi

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