Luckily, an infographic (posted below) was recently published by BusinessInsurance.org that breaks down the entire online retail sales process for us and provides us with some interesting statistics related to online retail and how it works.
Details of How Online Retail Works:
Online sales are expected to reach $280 billion per year by 2015.
Logistical steps in the online retail process:
Packing & Transport
One warehouse for online retail can have more than 4,000 employees.
Revenue for Amazon.com, the top online retailer, rises 30-40% each year.
The top 5 online retailers are:
Warehouse employees often work 10-12 shifts with few breaks.
Cell phone use is banned in online retail warehouses.
Online retail warehouse workers make $7 per hour on average.
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