The process of selling or buying products, goods and services through the Internet, known as electronic commerce or e-commerce, continues to boom in Latin America, mostly thanks to e-commerce companies.
According to the Beyond Borders report by the research company Ebanx, by 2022 e-commerce will reach more than 60% of the total population of Latin America; which represents more than 84 million new consumers
The success stories of various companies regarding electronic commerce increase every year. Certain e-commerce companies had their beginnings in the retail sector and have been able to adapt to changes until they have become true digital giants.
The issue of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed these companies to be pushed even further due to the inevitable increase in demand for online shopping. The aforementioned giants are known to all. gave these companies a boost with the increased demand for online shopping.
In this post we will mention a ranking of the 10 best e-marketing companies in the world. (Updated 2022)
E-commerce companies ranking:
We show you the last 5 positions of the ranking:
This American company based in Las Vegas, Nevada started out in the shoe business as shoesite.com and later changed its name to Zappos, expanding its line into clothing online. In 2009, Amazon acquired the firm for $850 million.
The largest online store in the Latin American region was born from the merger between Americanas.com and Submarino.com. It is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro.
This company controls 50 percent of electronic commerce and already has a place in the United States.
This e-commerce company in Bangalore, India, which was founded by former Amazon employees. Like the behemoth founded by Jeff Bezos, it began with book sales and later encompassed electronics, clothing, and a variety of other products.
7. Otto Group
It is a German company that emerged in 1949 and managed to reinvent itself to stay current over time by adapting to new technologies. Offer variety of products through portals through portals like About You and shopping24
It went from having a catalog of 300 copies to having a platform that offers all kinds of products such as clothing, artifacts, devices, furniture, etc. In recent years it has become one of the largest e-commerce companies in Europe and the world.
This e-commerce company was founded in 2008 in Berlin and became the first of its kind in Europe. Initially, it only sold shoes, but now it has expanded its product line to clothing for men, women and children, all very focused on fashion.
This Japanese e-commerce company is known as the Amazon of Japan. It emerged in 1997 with six employees; now it has 10 thousand and operates in 24 countries. It currently has 40,000 companies globally and invests in other firms.
Now if we go to the interesting part, we show you the top 4 positions in the ranking of e-commerce companies:
The Chinese giant had its beginnings in 1998 as a magnet store and by 2004 it already had an Internet presence. The company soon diversified its catalog and focused it on electronics and mobile device technology. In 2013, it changed its original domain from 360buy.com to JD.com in a rebranding strategy. Currently, it is one of the top two e-commerce companies in China.
3. Alibaba Group
This is one of the largest Chinese e-commerce companies worldwide in terms of turnover. Founded in 1999, it currently has various web portals and electronic payment services. Its main business is the e-commerce platform alibaba.com, an e-commerce giant that brings together importers and exporters from more than 240 countries.
It was born in 1995 as AuctionWeb, but later changed its name to eBay. From 2002 to 2015, the firm owned PayPal. E-Bay, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world, focuses on sales through auctions and direct purchases, by ISBN, product code, online advertisements and resale of event tickets. In fact, a wide variety of electronic commerce transactions are made. eBay currently operates in more than 100 countries around the world.
Amazon started as an online bookstore in 2014; now, it provides streaming service, supermarkets and even web hosting. It is without a doubt the largest e-commerce company in the world. It is based in the city of Seattle, Washington.
By 2017, it had 560 thousand employees, surpassing other titans like Google or eBay. Currently, it has its own store in twenty countries and is the largest online store in the world.