e-Commerce Market Analysis

The eCommerce market in Mexico

Mexico is the 17th largest market for eCommerce with a revenue of US$14 billion in 2019, placing it ahead of Sweden and behind Netherlands.

With an increase of 35%, the Mexican eCommerce market contributed to the worldwide growth rate of 16% in 2019. 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 Mexico

Top online stores

The biggest player in the Mexican eCommerce Market is amazon.com.mx. The store had a revenue of US$1.1 billion in 2019. It is followed by liverpool.com.mx with US$390 million revenue and walmart.com.mx with US$308 million revenue. Altogether, the top three stores account for 15% of online revenue in in Mexico.

Store rankings are based on every store that generates revenue in in Mexico. 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 Mexico was considered.

One of the fastest-growing stores in the Mexican market is elektra.com.mx. The store achieved sales of about US$79.5 million in 2019. Its revenue growth amounted to 104% in the previous year.

Top online The eCommerce market stores in Mexico by eCommerce net sales 2019 in million US$ The table shows the stores that generate the highest revenue in the Mexican market. For this evaluation, only revenue created in in Mexico was considered. Basis are all shops on eCommerceDB that operate in in Mexico.

# Store
1. amazon.com.mx US$1,130m
2. liverpool.com.mx US$390m
3. walmart.com.mx US$308m
4. apple.com US$235m
5. coppel.com US$230m
The eCommerce market in Mexico

Market size and growth rate

Revenue in 2019
US$14,260m
REVENUE
CAGR 2019-2023
12%
CAGR

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Market expansion in in Mexico 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 19-23) for the next four years will be 12%. Compared to the year-over-year growth of 35%, this decrease suggests a moderately flooded market. Another indicator of market saturation is the online penetration of 36% in in Mexico; in other words, 36% of the Mexican population have bought at least one product online in 2019.

Five categories are considered by ecommerceDB. Electronics & Media is the largest segment in in Mexico and accounts for 33% of the eCommerce revenue in in Mexico. This is followed by Fashion with 23%, Toys, Hobby & DIY with 18%, Furniture & Appliances with 16% and Food & Personal Care with the remaining 10%.

The eCommerce market in Mexico

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