The recent "Global B2C E-Commerce Market Report 2013" by Hamburg-based secondary market research company yStats.com provides information about the global B2C E-Commerce market. Among the many findings disclosed in the report is that the region of Asia is set to overtake North America in terms of total online sales. According to this new report, Internet users now account for one-third of the world population and one billion persons are expected to make a purchase online in 2013. Globally, the leading product categories for online purchases are apparel and accessories, books and travel reservations.
In addition to these findings about the global picture, the report provides details about the development of B2C E-Commerce in single countries and regions.