e-Commerce Market Analysis

The eCommerce market in Peru

Peru is the 47th largest market for eCommerce with a revenue of US$2 billion in 2019, placing it ahead of Egypt and behind Pakistan.

With an increase of 30%, the Peruvian 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 Peru

Top online stores

The biggest player in the Peruvian eCommerce Market is falabella.com.pe. The store had a revenue of US$139 million in 2019. It is followed by ripley.com.pe with US$45 million revenue and sodimac.com.pe with US$22 million revenue. Altogether, the top three stores account for 10% of online revenue in in Peru.

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

One of the fastest-growing stores in the Peruvian market is funidelia.pe. The store achieved sales of about US$0.4 million in 2019. Its revenue growth amounted to 76% in the previous year.

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

# Store
1. falabella.com.pe US$139m
2. ripley.com.pe US$45m
3. sodimac.com.pe US$22m
4. plazavea.com.pe US$17m
5. tottus.com.pe US$17m
The eCommerce market in Peru

Market size and growth rate

Revenue in 2019
US$2,111m
REVENUE
CAGR 2019-2023
18%
CAGR

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Market expansion in in Peru 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 18%. Compared to the year-over-year growth of 30%, this decrease suggests a moderately flooded market. Another indicator of market saturation is the online penetration of 36% in in Peru; in other words, 36% of the Peruvian population have bought at least one product online in 2019.

Five categories are considered by ecommerceDB. Furniture & Appliances is the largest segment in in Peru and accounts for 25% of the eCommerce revenue in in Peru. This is followed by Fashion with 20%, Toys, Hobby & DIY with 20%, Electronics & Media with 18% and Food & Personal Care with the remaining 17%.

The eCommerce market in Peru

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