France adds 1.3 mln e-commerce users in one year

Friday 7 September 2012 | 11:05 CET | News
The number of online buyers in France reached 31.7 million in the second quarter, up by 1.3 million, or 4 percent, on the year-earlier period, according to market researcher Mediametrie. The increase was mainly driven by younger and older online buyers, with 11 percent more 50 to 64 year-olds taking part in e-commerce, 8 percent more aged 65 and over, and 7 percent more 16-24 year-olds. France's top e-commerce brands by monthly unique visitors in the second quarter were Amazon (11.6 mln), eBay (9.45 mln), Cdiscount (8.69 mln), Fnac (8.23 mln), and PriceMinister (7.53 mln). The top five mobile

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Ebay / Fnac / Groupon / PriceMinister / SNCF
Countries: France
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