Top Players in the Global E-Commerce Industry

Apr 20, 2022

Top Players in the Global E-Commerce Industry

The global e-commerce market reached a value of US$ 13 Trillion in 2021. E-commerce or electronic commerce is the buying and selling of consumer products, marketplace services, and customer support through the internet. They enable various business models such as business to business (B2B), business to customer (B2C), customer to business (C2B), and customer to customer (C2C).

As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top e-commerce companies are increasingly conducting businesses through the internet, which helps maintain physical presence while minimizing the infrastructure, communication, and overhead costs. They are also offering a hassle-free shopping experience to the customers by displaying a wide variety of product options at low prices. Apart from this, organizations are using consumer data to provide a personalized product experience. On account of these factors, the market value is expected to reach US$ 55.6 Trillion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 27.4 % during 2022-2027.

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List of Top E-Commerce Companies in USA and Worldwide: 

Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Establishment: 1999
Headquarters: Hangzhou, China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a multinational technology company specializing in e-commerce, online financial, internet content services, digital media, and internet infrastructure. The company offers its products and services across the world through its subsidiaries. They are one of the largest retailers and e-commerce companies and is rated as the fifth-largest artificial intelligence company. The company also enables businesses to transform the way they market, sell, and operate to improve their overall efficiency. Inc.

Establishment: 1994
Headquarters: Washington, United States

The multinational technology company focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, digital payment, and artificial intelligence. It is one of the most popular online marketplaces used by both individuals as well as businesses, and the site is available in many different countries and languages. Moreover, the company has expanded its goods and services offerings, and also participates in the streaming video marketplace, cloud computing marketplace, online grocery, and banking.

Apple Inc.

Establishment: 1976
Headquarters: California, United States

Apple Inc. is an internationally-focused online store that generates e-commerce net sales across the globe. With regards to the product range, the online platform specializes in the ‘electronics and media’ category, particularly in the area of consumer electronics. Furthermore, the company’s five software platforms, including iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, offer a seamless experience throughout all their devices.

Lojas Americanas S.A.

Establishment: 1921
Headquarters: Rio de Janerio, Brazil

The Brazilian retail chain was founded in the city of Niteroi, Rio de Janerio. The company currently owns over 1900 stores in all 26 Brazilian states and Federal districts. It is the sixth-largest retailer in Brazil. It provides traditional, express, and convenience stores, and digital platforms through B2W digital and Ame, the fintech.

eBay Inc.

Establishment: 1995
Headquarters: California, United States

eBay creates pathways to connect millions of sellers and buyers in more than 90 markets worldwide. The company provides a highly personalized experience with an unparalleled selection at great value for its buyers who shop on the online marketplaces and its localized counterparts. They make use of advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine translation, and natural language processes to cater to the needs of the business worldwide.

Groupon Inc.

Establishment: 2008
Headquarters: Illinois, United States

Groupon Inc. is a global e-commerce marketplace that connects subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods, and services across over 15 countries. The shopping website also provides information on local goods and services for businesses and individuals. It also focuses on offering top discounts, promo codes, and offers to customers.

Rakuten Group, Inc.

Establishment: 1997
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

The company provides high-quality services that help users and partners grow to advance and enrich society. They offer a variety of services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content, and communications to many users all over the world. They also provide shopping, leisure, and lifestyle services to make daily life more convenient and enjoyable.

Walmart Inc.

Establishment: 1962
Headquarters: United States

The company includes Walmart grocery, web application, pick-up, and next-day services to cater to the need of the connected customers. The main aim of the company is to aid customers and communities in saving money and encouraging a better life. They are committed to making retail a place of inclusive and equitable opportunity for associates and across related sectors.

Zalando SE

Establishment: 2008
Headquarters: Berlin, Germany

Zalando SE is an online store with nationally-focused sales. The eCommerce net sales of the company are generated almost entirely in Sweden through its net sales in the fashion category. The company follows a platform approach, offering fashion and lifestyle products to customers in 23 European markets. They are also considered the biggest online-only fashion retailer in Europe.


About IMARC Group: IMARC Group is a leading market research and consulting company that offers management strategy and market research worldwide. The company has done multiple projects on the global e-commerce market regional Central Asia, Africa, and Germany which has enabled the clients to set up and expand their businesses successfully. Some of the company’s offerings include:

  • Market Research
  • Plant setup
  • Plant Expansion
  • Marketing and sales
  • Procurement and Distribution
  • Innovation and Product Development

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