List of Retailers with the Highest E-commerce Sales in 2017
10、Liberty Interactive QVC Group（Zulily）
Liberty Interactive QVC Group, a U.S. media conglomerate, owns Zulily, a particularly popular e-commerce company that is one of the largest retailers in the world in 2017. Zulily started in 2009, but it was acquired by Liberty Interactive in 2015.
Zulily's website sells children's and adult clothing, toys and a wide range of household and beauty products. According to statistics, in 2015, the company's e-commerce sales reached 5.15 billion US dollars, while the company's current market value is currently 10.8 billion US dollars.
The ninth retailer is Vipshop Holdings Ltd. The company operates an online discount ecommerce site, VIP.com. The name of the site is vipshop.com when it was founded in 2008. By 2012, the company was listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and a year later the company changed its name to VIP.com. Today, the site has more than 52 million customers and processes billions of orders each year. In 2015, Vipshop's e-commerce website sold about $ 6 billion of products and the company's market capitalization now stands at $ 4.85 billion.
Otto, the only unlisted company in the list of the world's largest online retailers in 2017, it is considered a family-owned business. The company is headquartered in Germany and has several subsidiaries. For example, the company owns Bonprix, one of the most famous fashion websites, along with Baur, Smatch.com, Shopping24 and more. Data show that the company sold 8.2 billion US dollars products in 2016.
Tesco was founded almost 100 years ago and began to expand its e-commerce business in 2000 and realized that e-commerce has become a thriving market. For the past decade or so, Tesco has become the only food retailer to make money online. Given that Tesco's sales in 2015 were $ 6.54 billion, we can say they performed quite well. The company's current market capitalization is 15.7 billion U.S. dollars.
6. SUNING COMMERCE GROUP
The sixth retailer is SUNING COMMERCE GROUP CO., LTD., it ss also one of the largest retailers in China. Suning sells not only its products online, but also in physical stores, with more than 1,600 stores in China and Japan. Suning's e-commerce platform Suning.com is one of China's leading e-commerce sites. It selling home appliances, books, cosmetics, baby care products, daily necessities and more. The company sold $ 8.7 billion products in 2015. Suning Group's current market capitalization is 115.5 billion US dollars.
Founded in 1962, Wal-Mart now has more than 11,600 stores in 28 countries and over 60 brands . According to 2016 data from Fortune Global 500 companies, Wal-Mart is the world's largest retailer. In addition, the company is also one of the largest retailers in the world by 2017. Although Wal-Mart's battle for e-commerce is not long, it is now a strong competitor. The company currently offers about 35 million products online. Last year, Wal-Mart's E-commerce website successfully sold $ 14.4 billion products. Wal-Mart's current market capitalization of 288.3 billion US dollars.
Founded in 2004, JD.Com sells products such as electronic products, computers and mobile phones. Three years later, the site's name was changed to 360buy.com and eventually changed its name to JD.com in 2013 with a new logo and mascot. Jingdong now distributes its products with the help of drones and robots. The company sold more than most of its competitors and achieved sales of $ 34.2 billion in 2016. At present, JD.com has a market capitalization of more than 56.7 billion U.S. dollars and has achieved impressive growth in the past few years. Jingdong will continue to use unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver fresh products.
Apple was founded in 1976, the company's products from the initial development of Mac computers to laptops, and now the world's most popular smart phones and tablets. Through its extensive network of retailers, Apple products are sold in many corners of the world, but these products are also sold directly through Apple's official website. In fact, it is estimated that less than half of its total sales are sold at Apple's online store. In 2016, the company's e-commerce sales reached 16.8 billion U.S. dollars. Apple's market capitalization of nearly 889 billion US dollars, is the list of the highest market value of the company.
Founded in 1994 as an online bookstore, the tech retailer started selling DVDs, Blu-ray discs, CDs, video games, software and electronics later. Today, it sells almost everything, including baby wipes, tablets and drones. In addition, it offers a host of services, including allowing you to set up a smart lock and camera system (Amazon Key) in your apartment so that Amazon couriers can deliver directly to your home (under camera surveillance) . Amazon also sells Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TVs and the famous Echo smart speakers. In 2016, Amazon successfully achieved sales of 94.6 billion U.S. dollars. At present, the company's market capitalization is 549 billion U.S. dollars.
The company started in 1999 and was founded by Jack Ma. Years later, Alibaba Group is already one of the 10 most valuable companies in the world and the largest retail electricity supplier in the world in 2017. The company manages multiple e-commerce sites with more than 550 million active users each month. These sites are operating very well and by 2016 their ecommerce sales have reached $ 485 billion. It is almost as high as Alibaba Group's market capitalization (488.9 billion U.S. dollars). Alibaba's Web site includes AliExpress, Taobao, Lynx, etc., but these sites are not necessarily related to e-commerce, such as the world's largest online payment platform – Alipay.