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    Recap: Ecommerce opportunities for web pros (Expand 2021)

    Welcome to the recap thread for “Ecommerce opportunities for Pros” with Jonathan Wold.

    Jonathan is the Community Manager for WooCommerce.


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    Ecommerce growth in 2020

    • The average online holiday spend is ~$70B
    • In 2020, actual online spend surpassed holiday online spending, rising to ~$80B in May
    • Holiday online spending peaked at ~$100B last year
    • Online spend for home improvement peaked at ~250% growth in the fall


    WooCommerce growth in 2020


    Largest areas of growth

    • Groceries
    • Sporting goods
    • Hobbies
    • Books
    • Home improvement
    • Clothing


    The WooCommerce community

    • Inspire
    • Empower
    • Include


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