In the worldwide food & personal care market the top 3 online stores amazon.com, walmart.com, and cvs.com account for 5,831 million US$ revenue in 2016. Regarding the market volume they achieve a market share of 6% which means that the market is still slighty fragmented
The eCommerce market category “Food & Personal Care” contains the online trade of food and beverages (excluding baby food), as well as medicine, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical and personal care products (inclusive of prescription drugs for the private end user (B2C)). The market category also includes medical products for private use (e.g. blood pressure monitors, disinfectants, dressings).
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.