Q1 2022 E-Commerce Report: Business Volume Up 12%

Paris, May 19, 2022

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Ecommerce Report in 1Verse Quarter 2022: Increase business volume by 12 %, meE-tourism takes on new colors

The main characters of 1Verse Quarter 2022

  • The e-commerce sector (products and services) grew by 11.8% in one year and reached 32.5 billion euros in 1Verse Quarter 2022.
  • Once again service sales are the majority It accounts for 56% of e-commerce volume.
  • The Increased number of commercial websites by 11% over a year.
  • 527 million deals set at 1Verse Quarter 2022 (+5% within one year).
  • The medium basket In clear progress and up to 62 EUR (+6% within one year)

32.5 billion euros spent on the Internet During the first three months of the year

in 1Verse E-commerce (products and services) recorded a growth of 11.8% compared to the first quarter of this yearVerse The quarter of 2021 amounted to 32.5 billion euros, 3 billion more than last year. The number of deals reached 527 million, compared to 499 million in 1Verse Quarter 2021.

After accelerating product sales in 2020 and 2021, the e-commerce sector continues to grow at 1Verse Quarter 2022 with continued recovery of service sales. If product sales drop 12% from 1Verse Quarter of 2021 which saw a high level of activity due to store closures, but still 15% higher than in 1Verse Quarter of 2020. As for service sales, it continued to catch up with +43% compared to 1Verse Quarter 2021 (+41% compared to the first quarter)Verse Quarter 2020). It was driven by the acceleration in transportation, tourism and leisure sales, which were up +135%.

The average transaction volume (products and services) rises to 62 euros and returns above level 1Verse The quarter of 2019. This change is the result of an increase in the weight of the tourism and leisure sectors in total revenue, as well as a change in transportation costs.

The quarterly index of new site creation shows 11% growth, the same trend since 2020.

The strong recovery in the e-tourism sector is confirmed

Monitoring the leading sites through the evolution of the iCE 100 board allows the following observations to be drawn, according to the different sectors of e-commerce activity.

After strong acceleration 1Verse Quarter of 2021 associated with the epidemic and the measures taken as a result (curfew at 6 pm, gradual closure of shopping centers, stores and supermarkets, confinement in certain areas), sales of consumer products from the iCE 100 panel decreased by 15.5% on 1Verse Quarter 2022. However, it is 20% higher than the pre-outbreak level. The base impact is very significant already in February and March when the 2021 sales level was +50% compared to 2019.

Added to this primary effect are inflation and the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. All of these factors contribute to an overall slowdown in consumption. Retail business as a whole made slight progress in 1Verse Quarter 2022 compared to 1Verse Quarter 2021: +1.1% (Source: Banque de France).

However, over the past 12 months, increases compared to the start of the health crisis have varied from 20 to 35% by sector. Store brands continue to outperform.

B-to-B sales maintained their high growth and increased by 19.6% compared to last year. It maintains its acceleration and is above the pre-Covid level.

Finally, for the e-tourism sector, the recovery in sales intensified by +138.5% during the quarter compared to the first quarter of 2021. Since March, the recovery has accelerated and sales have exceeded the 2019 level by 18%.Verse Quarter 2022 is 1Verse Since the beginning of the health crisis as the iCE100 Voyage sales level has returned to the pre-Covid level.

Sales of mobile phone products continue to rise

Market sales fell 9% at 1Verse third. This decline should be taken into account in light of the exceptional performance of 1Verse Quarter 2021 (+41%). Thus, it is still 34% higher than the 2019 level. The weight of sales in the market represents 15% of the total sales of iCE 100 products and is one point higher than last year.

Total mobile device sales (products and services) increased 14% over 1Verse quarter this year. While in the first quarter of 2020 and 2021 it was driven by product sales, at 1Verse Quarter of 2022, they benefit from a recovery in travel sales.

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As part of publishing its quarterly scale, La Fevad today presents online sales results for 1Verse Quarter 2022. This study is based both on information collected directly from a handful of leading websites and on the total amount of transactions recorded by major payment service providers on behalf of nearly 200,000 e-commerce websites.

The data collected by Vivad from commercial websites conforms to the following definitions:

E-Commerce Index (iCE 100) : Turnover generated directly by iCE 100 Panel companies on the fixed and mobile internet. Sites that publish a market do not count the volume of work carried out in the market, nor the commissions generated. Orders are only delivered in France. All delivery locations (including in-store checkouts) are maintained. This is the requested trade number (we consider the date of receipt of the order, not the date of delivery). Discounted cancellations, exchanges and returns, including postage, VAT included for sales to individuals, and HT for sales to professionals.

Market Index (iPM) Marketplace: Sites that publish a marketplace that advertise the sales made in the marketplace by the sellers used.

Mobile Trade Index (MCI) Revenue that the Company generates directly from smartphones and digital tablets as part of mobile websites and applications (excluding application downloads).

iCE 100 . board configuration : 100+ sites: products for the public (100 sites), e-tourism (15 sites), sales for professionals (20 sites).

PSP Panel Configuration : 9 secure payment platforms: Adyen – Dalenys – Monetico Payment – Monext – Paypal – PayZen – Verifone – Worldline.

general market estimation : The global market estimate is calculated using data collected from iCE 100 panel sites, the value of electronic payments (excluding iCE 100 panel members) sent by service providers participating in the PSP panel and an estimate for offline payments (Fevad iCE 100 Merchant Survey).

About the Vivad:

The E-Commerce and Distance Selling Consortium now includes more than 750 companies. It is a representative organization for the e-commerce and distance selling sector. Fevad’s main mission is to collect and disseminate information to improve knowledge of the sector and to work for the sustainable and ethical development of telesales and e-commerce in France.

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