The UK’s e-commerce is the 3rd largest globally, only behind China and the United States
According to Ecommerce News, Amazon and eBay are leading the UK e-commerce market. In 2019, both of them have a 39.9% market share in the United Kingdom. As to Amazon, it’s way ahead of all other online retailers with an increase to 30.1% compared to last year.
Edge by Ascential’s insights reveals that the next biggest player is eBay with a 9.8% share of the online market. It’s followed by Sainsbury’s (4.6%), Tesco (4.5%), Walmart/Asda (3.9%) and John Lewis (3.6%).
The e-commerce share of chain retail will continue to increase in the United Kingdom, expanding from 21% this year to 26% in 2024.