Apple Music has bested Spotify in the amount of paid US subscribers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apple Music counted an estimated 28 million paid subscriptions in February 2019. Spotify, on the other hand, has just over 26 million subscribers. The growth of Apple is also faster than that of predecessor Spotify. Apple is adding US subscribers at a monthly growth rate
Mobile e-commerce retail sales will make up 24% of all US e-commerce sales in 2019. That accounts for an estimated amount of 203.94 billion dollars. Desktop purchases are still dominating with 331.85 billion dollars in 2019, but the growth rate is only 5%. Over 50% of the smartphone users this year are going to make a minimum of one online purchase from their device. The
Demand from online shoppers globally to purchase from US retailers is high. However, a lot of retailers reject foreign e-commerce orders automatically. By carefully planning and choosing familiar markets, retailers from the US can increase their international sales without experiencing large fraud losses. There was a slight dip in the growth of US e-commerce retail in 2018.
Social media platform Instagram works on making in-app purchases possible. The platform teams up with major brands like Adidas, Anastasia Beverly Hills, ColourPop, Huda Beauty, KKW Beauty, Kylie Cosmetics, Nike and Ouai Hair to trial in-app shopping on the Instagram app. In a few weeks, US-based users are able to make purchases from within their feeds. At present, purchases
eShopWorld has recently published its 'Global Ecommerce Market Ranking 2019' report. In this report, multiple countries are compared across various criteria such as logistics, average shopper spending and more. It may not come as a surprise to everyone that the United States, China and the United Kingdom form the top-three of this e-commerce market ranking. Japan and Germany