E-Commerce MA Market Overview August 2019

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E-Commerce MA Market Overview August 2019

With a View into the Ticketing Subsector

Key E-Commerce Trends

  • E-Commerce is set to cross the threshold as the biggest sales channel in the world by 2021, with some estimates reaching a market value of $3 trillion.
  • Two trends will drive considerable M&A activity: market place business and vertical-specific retailers.
  • There is an increased importance on the customer post-purchase journey, including fulfillment, interaction and communication, and customer experience.
  • Voice, smart home, AR/VR and other next generation modes of communication are changing how customers acquire goods and services.
  • Though strategic buyers made up 86% of all transactions during the second half of 2018, the share of private equity transactions has been on the rise since the beginning of 2016.

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