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Top 10 online stores in the UK

Top 10 online stores in the UK

The United Kingdom is the biggest ecommerce market in Europe. It’s even the fourth biggest in the world. The online retail industry is known for its major local players. Let’s have a look at the top 10 online stores in the United Kingdom.

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Ecommerce in the UK is very mature. It has a very high ecommerce penetration. The online retail industry in the United Kingdom was expected to be worth 222 billion euros in 2020. In 2019, 96 of all Brits was online that year. And 87 percent of that online population bought something online.

In the United Kingdom, payment for online orders is usually done by debit card, credit card or PayPal. Pay later services are growing in popularity, especially in the fashion sector.

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The top 10 online stores in the UK

The 10 biggest online stores in the UK are all major players, who generate substantial sales every year. Of course, the top 10 list changes every year. But in 2019, this was the list of ten biggest online stores in the United Kingdom, based on data from EcommerceDB:

Amazon 8.2 billion euros
Tesco 4 billion euros
Argos 2.63 billion euros
Very 1.8 billion euros
John Lewis 1.78 billion euros
Next 1.73 billion euros
Ocado 1.68 billion euros
Sainsbury’s 1.51 billion euros
Asda 1.4 billion euros
Asos 1 billion euros

Top 10 online stores in other European countries

Are you interested in seeing the top 10 online stores in other European countries? Then check out the informational pages we’ve written about it:
Top 10 online stores in Europe
Top 10 online stores in Germany
Top 10 online stores in France
Top 10 online stores in Spain
Top 10 online stores in Italy
Top 10 online stores in the Netherlands
Top 10 online stores in Belgium
Top 10 online stores in Sweden
Top 10 online stores in Denmark
Top 10 online stores in Austria
Top 10 online stores in Switzerland
Last update: 2020