A Closer Look at Global E-Commerce

Today Cyber Monday sweeps across the world, with most countries participating in the global e-commerce extravaganza, which has taken off in recent years.

Workers prepare to move products at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. While jobs have been lost in brick-and-mortar stores, many more have been gained from e-commerce and warehousing. Amazon accounts for much of the additional employment. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Workers prepare to move products at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. While jobs have been lost in brick-and-mortar stores, many more have been gained from e-commerce and warehousing. Amazon accounts for much of the additional employment. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Today Cyber Monday sweeps across the world, with most countries participating in the global e-commerce extravaganza, which has taken off in recent years. According to information from Statista’s Digital Market Outlook, there are 259 million e-commerce users in the United States. For all the revenue e-commerce generates, each user brings in around $1,952.

The largest market for e-commerce is China with roughly 1 billion e-commerce shoppers. The United States comes in a distant second, despite the bigger bang the country brings in for revenue per user.

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