A Brief Introduction of TOP 25 E-commerce Websites:
Nowadays with the globalization of the economy, more and more traditional business companies begin to move their strategic priority to the Internet. As for the newest statistics, the online trading amount was already over 250 billion US-dollars in the United States last year. Here is a list of 25 most popular e-commerce websites which are collected by our editors.
As a leading online shopping website in the United States, Amazon Inc. has been ranked as world-largest retail and wholesale e-commerce platform for many years. Founded in July 1994 by Jeff Bezos, and headquartered in Seattle, Amazon has extended its business to every corner of the planet.
Founded in 1999 by Jack Ma (Ma Yun), and headquartered in Hangzhou, China, Alibaba is a privately held Internet corporation that is proudly to be ranked as world-largest business-to-business (B2B) online web portals. In August 2012, Alibaba generated over $170 billion in sales, which are even more than the combination of its competitors eBay and Amazon.
Tmall.com was first introduced by Taobao Mall in April 2008, which is a dedicated platform that allows suppliers to sell products or services to consumers. As for the latest statistics, Tmall occupies over 55% of Chinese business-to-commerce market.
The company eBay was founded in Sep 1995 by Pierre Omidyar, and headquartered in California, United States, is an American multinational Internet consumer-to-consumer corporation.
LightInTheBox is a professional and reliable online shopping website that provides a huge amounts of hot selling products and services at reasonable prices and shipping them globally.
FocalPrice is a leading online electronic shopping cart website that offers featured products made in China, including tablet pc, Apple iPhone accessories, smart phones, car accessories, etc.
JD.com is one of the top online shopping center that offers over 3 million products at discounted prices. All of their products are high quality and support free shipping across the country.
Groupon (derived from “group coupon”) is an international corporation that offers discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies at daily deals.
Founded by Wang Xing and headquartered in Beijing, China, Meituan.com has become the largest group-buying website in Asia, which is specializing in localized consumer services, offering a selection of local restaurants, bars and more.
Jumei.com is a leading cosmetic group-buying shopping website in China, positions itself as the most popular and professional e-commerce website for women’s services.
DHGate.com is the 2nd (only behind Alibaba.com) largest business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce website in China, connecting China-based small and medium-sized enterprises with international buyers.
Founded in 2007 by Sachin and Binny, and headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, Flipkart has become one of the most popular e-commerce companies in India.
Founded in June 2000 by Nick Robertson and Quentin Griffiths, headquartered in London, England, ASOS.com has established itself as the UK’s largest online-only fashion and beauty stores.
14. LEGO Shop
LEGO Shop is operated by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billnud, Denmark. The company began manufacturing interlocking toy bricks in 1949, and now they’ve become one the most famous toy manufacturers on the planet.
15. Zara Shop
Founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalia Mera, headquartered in Arteixo, Galicia, Zara has established itself as the leading clothing and accessories retailer in Spanish.
Founded in 1973 by Li Jiacheng, ParknShop has made itself as one of the 2 largest supermarket chains in Hongkong (the other is Wellcome). At present, ParknShop operates 260+ outlets in Macao, Hongkong and Mainland China. In 2013, ParknShop was sold to A.S. Watson Group with an expected price of US$3 billion to US$4 billion.
H&M (Hennes & Mauritz AB) is a multinational retail-clothing company based in Sweden, well-known for its fast-fashion designing for women, men, children and teenagers clothing.
18. HBO Store
HBO Store sells products and gifts based on its popular HBO TV shows, including Game of Thrones, True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, and The Newsroom, etc.
19. Nike Store
Nike, Inc. is a multinational corporation based in America, which is engaged in the design, development and manufacturing footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services world-wide.
The NBA Store is focused on selling merchandise for the National Basketball Association (NBA), and its most prominent store is located in Manhattan, New York.
J.C.Penny (JCPenny) is a well-known American mid-range department stores based in Plano, Texas. At present, the company is operating over 1,100 department stores in all 50 U.S. states.
22. IndiaTimes Shopping
Indiatimes Shopping is the largest media conglomerate in India, servicing its customers through various channels including online, selling over phone and also selling in bulk through B2B channel.
23. Nordstrom Online
Founded in 1901 by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Nordstorm, Inc. is a leading upscale fashion retailer
in the United States.
QVC.com refers to “Quality, Value and Convenience”, which was founded in 1986 by Joseph Segel and headquartered in Pennsylvania, United States. The company is a multinational corporation specializing in televised home shopping.
GoogleStore.com is the official shopping website operated by Google, an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products.