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The Online Shopping industry has expanded rapidly over the past five years, despite a challenging retail environment. Online stores have benefited from a shift in the way consumers conduct transactions. Instability in financial markets during the period led to many consumers scaling back expenditure on non-essential items by postponing purchases or opting for cheaper alternatives. Bargain hunting has become increasingly prevalent, with consumers seeking greater choice and value when making discretionary purchases. The industry has benefited from this change in consumer behaviour, as online stores offer choice and competitive prices, and lack geographical boundaries. Consumers can therefore shop where and when it suits them. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Online stores have benefited from a shift in the way consumers conduct transactions
  • Online shopping has thrived as consumer attitudes towards spending have changed
  • Online shopping through mobile devices represents a potential growth area for the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Industry operators have retailed an expanding range of products and services over the past five years. New players from various industries have introduced online sales channels for their merchandise, driving this expansion.Clothing, footwear and personal accessoriesClothing, footwear and personal accessories account for the industry's largest product segment. Companies can easily sell these goods online as they are often lightweight and easily shipped. Online sales of clothes have risen substantially as consumers have increasingly compared online prices in search of bargains. Many industry operators offer simple return policies for clothing and footwear, which has improved consumer confidence in online shopping. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Shopping Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Online Shopping are:

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a clear market position
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Real household discretionary income in the Online Shopping industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Shopping in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry firms operate websites that sell a range of goods such as clothing, footwear, electronic goods, groceries and liquor, toys, sporting equipment, entertainment media, furniture and general merchandise. Industry players are either pure-play online retailers or bricks-and-mortar stores with an online presence. The industry does not include sales of goods or services by agents that do not take ownership of the goods and services, or sales of goods by individuals.

    Industry Products
  • Clothing, footwear and personal accessories
  • Electronic goods and software
  • Groceries and liquor
  • Recreational goods
  • Printed material, music and movies
  • Other goods
  • Industry Activities
  • Clothing, footwear and personal-accessory retailing
  • Electronic goods and appliance retailing
  • Cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries retailing
  • Food and liquor retailing
  • Book, newspaper and magazine retailing
  • Computer and software retailing
  • Textile goods and housewares retailing
  • Toy and game retailing
  • CD and DVD retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from department stores
  • Internet subscribers

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer demand
  • Profit margins
  • Industry structure
  • Competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand trends
  • Industry participation
  • Profit margins
  • Industry innovation
  • Table: Online Shopping Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Shopping Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Data Processing and Web Hosting Services in New Zealand
  • Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals in New Zealand
  • Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services in New Zealand
  • Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Clothing, footwear and personal accessories
  • Electronic goods and software
  • Groceries and liquor
  • Other goods
  • Recreational goods
  • Printed material, music and movies
  • Chart: Online Shopping Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 34
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Shopping Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Shopping

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Shopping Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Shopping Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Online Shopping Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Clicks And Bricks
  • A hybrid retail model that combines the elements of bricks-and-mortar with online to provide an enhanced customer experience.
  • Ecommerce
  • A type of business model that enables firms or individuals to conduct business over the internet.
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • A form of internet-based marketing that involves promoting websites by enhancing their prominence in search engine results pages, primarily through paid advertising.
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