Tommy Kelly Interviewed by WWD regarding Exponential Cross Border eCommerce Growth During Pandemic

by | May 21, 2020 | Press Room | 1 comment

CEO Tommy Kelly was recently interviewed by WWD regarding the incredible growth eShopWorld clients have seen during the pandemic with year on year growth of 109% in May 2019. From the original article on WWD

U.S Brands With International Reach Are Winning E-commerce

eShopWorld saw 77 percent growth in order volume in April year-over-year, with apparel, footwear and sporting equipment among key categories for growth.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, data show consumers are shopping online for items well beyond necessities.

In fact, eShopWorld found apparel, footwear and sporting equipment to be key categories for year-over-year growth in April. Apparel grew 98.4 percent in order volume, followed by sporting equipment with 96.2 percent growth in order volume, and footwear which saw 60.2 percent growth in order volume. The categories continued to see growth in the first half of May at 118 percent growth, 58.5 percent growth and 106.6 percent growth year-over-year, respectively.

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EShopWorld data.

Notably, these eight weeks have seen as much growth in U.S. e-commerce as the last 10 years combined.

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