e-Commerce Market Analysis

The eCommerce market in the Czech Republic

In The Czech Republic is the 36th largest market for eCommerce with a revenue of US$4 billion in 2020, placing it ahead of South Africa and behind Nigeria.

With an increase of 15%, the Czech eCommerce market contributed to the worldwide growth rate of 26% in 2020. Revenues for eCommerce continue to increase. New markets are emerging, and existing markets also have the potential for further development. Global growth will continue over the next few years. This will be propelled by East and Southeast Asia, with their expanding middle class and lagging offline shopping infrastructure.

The eCommerce market includes online sales of physical goods to a private end user (B2C). Included in this definition are purchases via computer as well as mobile purchases via smartphones and tablets. Excluded from the definition of ecommerceDB are the following: digitally distributed services (e.g., travel tickets), online stores dedicated to digital media downloads or streams, online stores dedicated to B2B markets, and sales between private individuals (C2C) within the eCommerce market.

The eCommerce market in the Czech Republic

Top online stores

The biggest player in the Czech eCommerce Market is alza.cz. The store had a revenue of US$854 million in 2020. It is followed by mall.cz with US$276 million revenue and rohlik.cz with US$207 million revenue. Altogether, the top three stores account for 35% of online revenue in in the Czech Republic .

Store rankings are based on every store that generates revenue in in the Czech Republic . These stores can either have a national focus and only sell in their main country or operate on a global scale. For this evaluation, only revenue created in in the Czech Republic was considered.

One of the fastest-growing stores in the Czech market is funidelia.cz. The store achieved sales of about US$4.4 million in 2020. Its revenue growth amounted to 29% in the previous year.

Top online The eCommerce market stores in the Czech Republic by eCommerce net sales 2020 in million US$ The table shows the stores that generate the highest revenue in the Czech market. For this evaluation, only revenue created in in the Czech Republic was considered. Basis are all shops on ecommerceDB that operate in in the Czech Republic .

# Store
1. alza.cz US$854m
2. mall.cz US$276m
3. rohlik.cz US$207m
4. czc.cz US$142m
5. lidl-shop.cz US$115m
The eCommerce market in the Czech Republic

Market size and growth rate

Revenue in 2020
US$3,812m
REVENUE
CAGR 2020-2024
4%
CAGR

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Market expansion in in the Czech Republic is expected to continue over the next few years, as indicated by the Statista Digital Market Outlook. It has been predicted that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR 20-24) for the next four years will be 4%. Compared to the year-over-year growth of 15%, this decrease suggests a moderately flooded market. Another indicator of market saturation is the online penetration of 51% in in the Czech Republic ; in other words, 51% of the Czech population have bought at least one product online in 2020.

Five categories are considered by ecommerceDB. Electronics & Media is the largest segment in in the Czech Republic and accounts for 28% of the eCommerce revenue in in the Czech Republic . This is followed by Fashion with 28%, Toys, Hobby & DIY with 23%, Furniture & Appliances with 12% and Food & Personal Care with the remaining 9%.

The eCommerce market in the Czech Republic
Top shipping service providers

In in the Czech Republic , Česká pošta is the most frequently offered delivery service provider among online stores. Of those stores that indicating which service they use to transport their goods, 70% cited Česká pošta as one of their providers. Moreover, PPL and DPD are among the top three shipping service companies offered by online retailers in in the Czech Republic , at rates of 51% and 32%.

Shipping information is based on orders from the store's main country, which is defined as the one where the store generates most of its online revenue. In this case, it is in the Czech Republic . Only stores that provide information about their shipping providers can be considered.

Competitor analysis of shipping service providers in the Czech Republic The table shows the most offered shipping providers within the top 100 online stores in the Czech Republic . Shipping information is based on orders from the store's main country, which is defined as the one where the store generates most of its online revenue. In this case, it is in the Czech Republic . Only stores that provide information about their shipping providers can be considered.

# Shipping service provider
1. Česká pošta 70%
2. PPL 51%
3. DPD 32%
The eCommerce market in the Czech Republic

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