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Q: TOP 10 BUSINESS online ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: TOP 10 BUSINESS online
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: estropelic-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 06 Jan 2004 18:12 PST
Expires: 05 Feb 2004 18:12 PST
Question ID: 293855
What are the top 10 business categories making money online...

What categories are making the most money?
Is it jewelry? I know jewelry is in the top 10...

If you need clarification let me know...
Subject: Re: TOP 10 BUSINESS online
Answered By: robertskelton-ga on 06 Jan 2004 20:00 PST
Hi there,

Although studies on this topic are made all the time, it is usually
very expensive to obtain the data. The following is what I believe to
be the best data that can be found freely on the Internet.

Top 5 for Nov 2003 
Toys/Video games (hardware and software)

Source: Goldman Sachs, Harris Interactive and Nielsen//NetRatings
eSpending Report, December 2003

Europe 2002
32%  Travel and tours
14%  Groceries
9%   PCs
8%   Books
6%   Apparel
4%   Software
4%   Electronics
3%   Peripherals
3%   Music
1%   Sporting Goods
12%  Other sales

Prediction for Europe, 2007:

33%  Travel and tours
15%  Groceries
7%   PCs
7%   Books
7%   Apparel
4%   Electronics
3%   Software
3%   Peripherals
2%   Music
2%   Tickets
13%  Other sales

Jupiter Research

USA June 2002
Total Online Spending in June 2002 (in thousands) 

Airline Tickets                      $566,261 
Hotel Reservations                   $314,078 
Computer hardware                    $232,261 
Apparel                              $217,611 
Consumer Electronics                 $176,769 
Car Rental                           $120,924 
Books                                $136,567 
Health and Beauty                    $125,300 
Office supplies                      $119,704 
Music                                $107,484 
Software                             $101,288 
Videos                               $91,207 
Food/Beverages                       $87,961 
Toys/Video Games                     $87,187 
Jewelry                              $84,339 
Sporting Goods                       $80,411
Linens/Home Decor                    $62,376 
Footwear                             $51,317 
Flowers                              $40,168 
Small appliances                     $30,314
 Furniture                           $28,608 
Tools and Hardware                   $24,993 
Garden Supplies                      $20,309 
Appliances                            $5,278 

Other                               $294,818 

December 2002 NRF/Forrester Online Retail Index

See also
May 2001 NRF/Forrester Online Retail Index,1323,6061_786301,00.html

Online Content Spending by Category of Content, Q1 & Q2 2003,,6061_3082081,00.html#table

Search keywords: "online spending " 2003  jewelry apparel books travel games

Best wishes,
Subject: Re: TOP 10 BUSINESS online
From: pokerpro-ga on 07 Jan 2004 14:37 PST
Don't forget about adult sites and gambling.  Those are the top two.

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