Global DIY market

The global DIY eCommerce market is expected to increase over the next years. It is predicted to reach US$357,934.0 million by 2024 and the expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 8.3%. ECDB considers the following three sub-markets within the DIY market: Tools & Construction Supplies, Vehicle Parts, and Garden. Tools & Construction Supplies is the largest sub-market and accounts for 42.8% of the global DIY market.

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the global DIY market

The global DIY eCommerce market is expected to increase over the next years. It is predicted to reach US$357,934.0 million by 2024 and the expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 8.3%. ECDB considers the following three sub-markets within the DIY market: Tools & Construction Supplies, Vehicle Parts, and Garden. Tools & Construction Supplies is the largest sub-market and accounts for 42.8% of the global DIY market.

eCommerce revenue development in the global DIY market

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the global DIY market

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)73.874.975.153.986.960.365.398.8

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total DIY market

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the global DIY retail market, the online share is 10.6% and will increase by an average of 7.2% to 14.0% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total DIY market

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)93.8%25.9%42.9%98.0%19.6%65.0%32.9%86.1%

Top stores

Top five DIY online stores worldwide by net sales 2023

With sales in the global DIY market, walmart.com generated a revenue of US$9,740.3 million in 2023, which means it is the leading online store in this market. The global DIY ranking is based on all online stores that generated sales in this market in 2023. Due to a country- and category-dependent approach, both national and international online stores can be part of the ranking. The ranking shows a filtered revenue. It only includes sales within the market DIY.

eCommerce net sales generated in the DIY market in 2023

in million US$
Filtered revenue / share
Global revenue
Growth
US$900.0m
20.7%
US$8,300.0m8.3%
US$550.0m
12.0%
US$4,600.0m12.4%
US$470.0m
3.9%
US$1,190.0m33.6%
US$430.0m
20.6%
US$2,122.0m18.0%
US$370.0m
20.7%
US$1,814.0m12.6%

Payment Methods

Top 5 offered payment methods in the Global DIY market

With 88.2% VISA the most commonly offered payment method of all online stores in the worldwide DIY eCommerce market in 2023. Like VISA Mastercard with a share of 87.8% and American Express with a share of 42.4% the payment type Cards is the most common used by online retailers in in the worldwide DIY eCommerce market in 2023. Other commonly used payment methods in that market are PayPal (E-wallets) with 71.7% and Bank transfer/cash in advance (Bank transfer) with 58.0% of stores offering that payment method to the clients.

Top 5 offered payment methods in the Global DIY market

in %

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Shipping Service Provider

Top 5 offered shipping providers in the Global DIY market

Despite DHL's dominant position with 34.5% of online stores opting for its services, the worldwide DIY eCommerce market in 2023 remains diverse and competitive. Several other shipping service providers, including DPD, UPS (United Parcel Service), GLS, and FedEx, hold smaller but significant shares, contributing to a dynamic and fragmented market.

Top 5 offered shipping providers in the Global DIY market

in %

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Market definition

Definition of the DIY market

Market definition: DIY In the category DIY there is an extensive selection of products for the garden (e.g. plants, fertilizers, shovels, lawn mowers), vehicle parts (e.g. car tires, car parts, motorcycle parts), tools and construction supplies (e.g. hammers, screwdrivers, nails, faucets, lumber, paints, laminate). Online stores dedicated to stationery, crafts & art supplies, gardening services or vehicle repair services are not considered. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Garden (e.g. plants, fertilizers, shovels, lawn mowers)
  • Vehicle parts (e.g. car tires, car parts, motorcycle parts)
  • Tools and construction supplies (e.g. hammers, screwdrivers, nails, faucets, lumber, paints, laminate)

Out-of-scope

  • Stationery, crafts & art supplies
  • Gardening services
  • Vehicle repair services
  • Construction services