Turnover Belgian e-commerce sector grew by 25 percent in 2013′




Trade association BeCommerce states that 2013 was an excellent year for merchants on the Belgian market. Combined sales would have risen to just over 1.91 billion. 25.6 percent in 2013 Belgium thus would have reduced. Catch up to other countries

ISIS, an industry organization that is similar to the Dutch ThuisWinkel.org, has six hundred irish shop in a survey asked about their findings from the past year and how they view the future. According to the industry association, the combined sales for 2013 amounted to 1.91 billion euros. The growth of over 25.6 per cent compared to 2012 would be a record.

The Belgian entrepreneurs in the e-commerce sector are also optimistic about the developments in this year, writes De Standaard. They would expect further sales growth, surpassing the 2 billion in revenue might be broken this year. Belgium thus reduces the distance to countries where merchants already been doing well, such as the Netherlands. Furthermore, 87 percent of surveyed BeCommerce members are expected to take on more staff go this year.

According BeCommerce would the average amount per order have been over 100. Higher in 2013 for six of the ten orders For 12 percent of these orders, the amount was even higher than 500. Popular goods bought online are clothing and accessories, hardware and software, toys and kitchen appliances. Most purchases in Belgium are paid with MasterCard, Visa or bank card.

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