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E-Commerce in the lighting fixtures sector

E-commerce of lighting fixtures accounts for 4% of the 75 billion USD market of lighting fixtures, when considering both B2B and B2C. North America is still the largest market but its incidence on the world market for lighting fixtures sold by e-commerce is only 47% of the total in 2012, followed by Europe with 30%. E-commerce for the lighting fixtures in China is still at its early steps. The opposite is true for the Australian market. Leading players for the e-commerce of lighting fixtures include Amazon, Grainger, Ikea, Rexel, Solar, Sonepar, Willliams-Sonoma. For many among these players, sales of lighting fixtures is just 1%-2% on their total turnover. This report analyzes the development of E-commerce sales in the lighting fixtures industry to nowadays and future prospects providing market size of lighting fixtures industry and E-commerce sales, by country/area and by segment (Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Outdoor.

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Paper provided by Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) in its series CSIL reports with number M3.

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Length: 69 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2013
Handle: RePEc:mst:csilre:m3
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