Online Retail in South Africa industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
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What was the size of the South Africa online retail market by value in 2015?
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What are the main segments that make up South Africa's online retail market?
Online retail includes all sales of the relevant category that take place over the Internet, irrespective of whether the vendor is a pure-play Internet company or the online offering of a bricks and mortar retailer.
The South African online retail sector had total revenues of $469.0m in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.0% between 2011 and 2015.
The apparel, accessories, luggage & leather goods segment was the sector's most lucrative in 2015, with total revenues of $171.1m, equivalent to 36.5% of the sector's overall value.
Much of the market's growth is a result of an increase in the number of experienced Internet users in South Africa who are ready to transact online, rather than the retailers convincing shoppers to spend more online.
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Pick n Pay Stores Limited
Takealot Online (Pty) Ltd.
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Figure 1: South Africa online retail sector value: $ million, 2011-15
Figure 2: South Africa online retail sector category segmentation: % share, by value, 2015
Figure 3: South Africa online retail sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2015
Figure 4: South Africa online retail sector value forecast: $ million, 2015-20
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the online retail sector in South Africa, 2015
Figure 11: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Woolworths Limited: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Woolworths Limited: assets & liabilities
Table 1: South Africa online retail sector value: $ million, 2011-15
Table 2: South Africa online retail sector category segmentation: $ million, 2015
Table 3: South Africa online retail sector geography segmentation: $ million, 2015
Table 4: South Africa online retail sector value forecast: $ million, 2015-20
Table 5: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: key facts
Table 6: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: key financials ($)
Table 7: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: key financials (ZAR)
Table 8: Pick n Pay Stores Limited: key financial ratios
Table 9: Takealot Online (Pty) Ltd.: key facts
Table 10: Woolworths Limited: key facts
Table 11: Woolworths Limited: key financials ($)
Table 12: Woolworths Limited: key financials (A$)
Table 13: Woolworths Limited: key financial ratios
Table 14: South Africa size of population (million), 2011-15
Table 15: South Africa gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2011-15
Table 16: South Africa gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2011-15
Table 17: South Africa inflation, 2011-15
Table 18: South Africa consumer price index (absolute), 2011-15
Table 19: South Africa exchange rate, 2011-15
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