Northern Uprising: eCommerce in Canada to Hit $34 Billion by 2016

Canadian ecommerce is set to hit $34 billion by 2016, according to a new infographic by Nextopia, a Toronto-based startup that helps online sellers turn browsers into buyers through conversion and optimization tools and back-end analytics.

In the new infographic it’s revealed that ecommerce in Canada is expected to hit $25 billion in 2014 and that during peak times, Albertans spend the most at $319 per person.

Eight percent of retail purchases are made online and 30 percent of shopping budgets will be spent online. Moreover, between 2010 and 2012, Canada saw a 24 percent jump in online sales, going from $15.3 to $18.9 billion.

Check out the infographic here:


Joseph Czikk

Joseph Czikk

Joseph Czikk previously has written for the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader Post, Techvibes and BC Business Online. Joseph often goes crazy on twitter during NHL and NFL games.