16 E-Commerce Trends for 2021 to Boost Your Revenue

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Martin Večeřa

Are you in e-commerce business? This guide brings you 16 latest e-commerce trends to think about for 2021 to gain a competitive advantage. Every trend is accompanied with ideas that you can instantly apply.

Global e-commerce sales amounted to more than $3.5 trillion dollars worldwide in 2019 and this number is expected to continue growing over the next few years, proving that e-commerce is an increasingly lucrative option for businesses.

e-commerce trends in sales
Source: eMarketer

Despite the pandemic in 2020 the sales are expected to reach $4.13 trillion.

With e-retail sales accounting for 16.1% of all retail sales worldwide, e-commerce continues to grow at a speedy rate despite global economic uncertainty.

While e-commerce is thriving in all corners of the world, savvy retailers need to stay up to date with the latest e-commerce trends and keep up with the latest news in the industry.

e-commerce trends guide

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Guide Contents

  • Global E-Commerce Sales 2017-2023
  • E-Commerce Statistics
    • Free Shipping
    • Delivery Speed
    • Social Media Sales
    • Abandoned Cart
  • E-Commerce Trends
    1. Augmented Reality enhances the shopping experience
    2. Growing Volume Of Voice Commands
    3. Artificial Intelligence to learn about customers
    4. Big Data
    5. Mobile shopping on the go
    6. Many more ways to pay
    7. Headless and API driven e-commerce
    8. Video and other visual content
    9. Snap and Shop
    10. Subscriptions keep the customers coming back
    11. Sustainability is crucial
    12. Evolving Role of Social Media
    13. The rise of the second-hand market aka re-commerce
    14. Dynamic pricing drives optimal sales and profit
    15. Providing a multi-platform journey with platform-specific messaging
    16. Purposeful content repurposing
  • A Few More Bonus Ideas
    • Optimize digital strategy for conversion
    • B2B is being reshaped
    • Physical events with new digital dimensions

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