@Michael_Spencer: Amazon Owns Half of Ecommerce in the U.S.

[Editor Charlie sez:  The Amazon monopoly juggernaut is strangling retail.  Buying local matters.  Do it.]

Amazon’s e-commerce sales in the U.S. are expected to reach a staggering $258.2 billion this year, up nearly 30 percent from a year ago.

The company ended 2017 with about 44 percent of the market.

In 2018, it’s expected Amazon will own at least 50%. eMarketer recently gave us a new glimpse into the future of E-commerce. New research released Friday the 13th, of July, 2018 by eMarketer, a research firm specializing in data in the digital marketplace, shows Amazon’s bull run is accelerating.

Walmart is practically Irrelevant compared to Amazon in E-commerce sales.

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