In the French fashion market the top 3 online stores vente-privee.com, zalando.fr, and showroomprive.com account for 2779 million US$ revenue in 2017. Regarding the market volume they achieve a market share of 27% which means that the market is already concentrated
The eCommerce market category “Fashion” includes the online trade of articles of clothing (for men, women and children), shoes and shoe care products (e.g. cleaning products) as well as accessories and bags (e.g. hats, scarves, gloves and leather bags, suitcases, purses and briefcases). Dedicated outdoor and sports clothing, outdoor and sports shoes as well as baby’s clothes are part of other categories (see: “Toys, Hobby & DIY”).
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.