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Ecommerce Sector Overview

The UK is the third largest eCommerce market in the world, behind only China and the US. eCommerce has risen sharply due to the pandemic – 46.5% year-on-year growth, with wholesale and manufacturing triggering the highest eCommerce sales.

  • 15% of businesses in the UK have created roles related to growing their digital sales and online capacity.
  • eCommerce now takes up over a quarter of all UK retail sales – it’s projected to reach almost a third by 2024.
  • Clothing, shoes and accessories were the most common goods purchased online.
  • The global e-commerce logistics market increased by 27.3%, and is predicted to grow by a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 8.6% by 2025.
  • Retail eCommerce investment could lead to a £21bn boost for the sector by 2040.

Ecommerce Sector Details

As the world’s fastest-growing channel in 2020, the eCommerce industry is the future. That means they’ll need leaders who can keep up with the pace of technology, and successfully manage and streamline processes.

  • We recruit for various eCommerce roles in the online retail and logistics sectors.
  • Whilst excellent technical and leadership skills are obvious necessities, eCommerce talent also needs to be forward-thinking and analytical.
  • eCommerce is a dynamic sector, so the opportunities and recruitment models are continuously changing.

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