The biggest player in the French eCommerce Market is amazon.fr. The store had a revenue of US$3.4 billion in 2018. It is followed by cdiscount.com with US$2.3 billion revenue and vente-privee.com with US$2.3 billion revenue. Altogether, the top three stores account for 20% of online revenue in France.
Store rankings are based on every store that generates revenue in France. 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 France was considered.
One of the fastest-growing stores in the French market is prettylittlething.fr. The store achieved sales of about US$33.9 million in 2018. Its revenue growth amounted to 590% in the previous year.
Digital Market Outlook by Statista
The Digital Market Outlook presents up-to-date figures on markets of the digital economy. The comparable key figures are based on extensive analyses of relevant indicators from the areas of society, economy, and technology.
Market expansion in France 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 18-22) for the next four years will be 9%. Compared to the year-over-year growth of 7%, this increase suggests that the market still has growth potential and is not yet saturated. Another indicator of market saturation is the online penetration of 67% in France; in other words, 67% of the French population have bought at least one product online in 2018.
Five categories are considered by ecommerceDB. Fashion is the largest segment in France and accounts for 32% of the eCommerce revenue in France. This is followed by Toys, Hobby & DIY with 20%, Electronics & Media with 20%, Furniture & Appliances with 16% and Food & Personal Care with the remaining 12%.
In France, La Poste is the most frequently offered delivery service provider among online stores. Of those stores that indicating which service they use to transport their goods, 61% cited La Poste as one of their providers. Moreover, chronopost and Mondial Relay are among the top three shipping service companies offered by online retailers in France, at rates of 33% and 25%.
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 France. Only stores that provide information about their shipping providers can be considered.
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