In the German toys, hobby & diy market the top 3 online stores amazon.de, thomann.de, and zooplus.de account for 2780 million US$ revenue in 2017. Regarding the market volume they achieve a market share of 28% which means that the market is already concentrated
The eCommerce market category “Toys, Hobby & DIY” includes the online trade of toys (inclusive of baby food and clothing), sport, DIY and garden products (e.g. sports equipment, outdoor equipment, flowers, plants, tools, DIY products), as well as hobby & stationery articles (e.g. art/collectors’ items, car parts and adult entertainment products).
The eCommerce market encompasses the sale of physical goods via a digital channel to a private end user (B2C). Incorporated in this definition are purchases via desktop computer (including notebooks and laptops) as well as purchases via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The following are not included in the eCommerce market: digitally distributed services (e.g. travel tickets), online stores dedicated to digital media downloads or streams as well as online stores dedicated to B2B markets nor sales between private persons (C2C). Market volume, market growth and all monetary figures at store level refer to the annual eCommerce net sales after the deduction of returns.