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YoY growth in sales transactions
YoY growth in overall sales revenue
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Monthly Sales Revenue
As lockdowns, closures and social distancing became a new way of life, so did online shopping. As nations across the world addressed unpredictable challenges, one thing remained the same: the growth in eCommerce. Global sales revenue grew over 139% between February and May when COVID-19 first hit—and has been steadily growing since, peaking over the holiday season.
IN 4 MONTHS
As the world began to go into lockdown, the ripple effect of staying home meant big business for eCommerce retailers. People started to stay indoors, purchasing items to make their living spaces more comfortable as the year went on.
Days With the Highest Growth in Sales Transactions (YoY):
Stores across the globe saw triple digit revenue growth
Stores in the UK had the highest conversion rate
Stores in Japan had the highest Average Order Value (AOV)
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With end-of-year sales beginning in many countries, Brazil saw growth in the baby and child category (519%), which was eclipsed by Japan’s increase in the same category (10,315%). Ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the US saw a growth of 304% in the gifts category.
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