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Giant retailers dominating world of online shopping as internet sales continue to soar

Family Online shopping - Amazon receives an average of £331m British visits - SantanderCB

A list of the top ten so-called 'general merchandise' websites has been published by market analysts SimilarWeb.

The sites attract nearly two-thirds of all online visits from British shoppers, and their dominance of the market has increased by 2% compared to a year ago.

Amazon receives an average of 331m British visits per month; eBay gets 333m; while Argos and Aliexpress, owned by the Chinese giant Alibaba, receive 59m and 16.6m respectively.

Official data shows online retail sales were up 9.3% in April year-on-year, and now make up 13.4% of all retail spending in Great Britain.

 

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