Broadband connections were available only for about 25% of the Russian population in the year 2010 and only 8 million Russians had a fixed network connection. Nevertheless, nearly 40% of the population used the Internet. Center for Responsible Business understands that this is vital information. 2010 Meanwhile already, the number of online buyers rose to 45 million. Most important regions: Moscow and St.
Petersburg as the retail structure in Russia is still underdeveloped, the E-Commerce here has great potential for development. In the segment of B2C E-Commerce reached a share of almost 1 percent of retail sales. “” “After the Russia B2C E-Commerce report 2011″by yStats.com books included”, household appliances” as well as CD/DVD “to the most popular categories of online buyers. Moscow and St Petersburg are the most important regions for the B2C E-Commerce, here, more than half of online sales in Russia were achieved 2010. The growing importance of social networks private shopping sites as important trend is particularly evident in Russia. So, the average online time on these pages per visitor in August 2010 reached an international peak with almost 10 hours. There are also so-called private shopping sites of one of the main trends in the Russian B2C E-commerce. For example, Kupivip.ru with the successful sale of designer clothes is represented here.
Other major competitors in the Russian B2C E-commerce are Online-Supermarkt Utkonos.ru, generalist Ozon.ru, as well as the electronics online stores Holodilnik.ru, Pleer.ru and MVideo.ru. Press contact: yStats.com GmbH & co. KG Behringstrasse 28a, D-22765 Hamburg phone: + 49 (0) 40-39 90 68 50 fax: + 49 (0) 40-39 90 68 51 E-Mail: Internet: Twitter: ystats Facebook: ystats about yStats.com since 2005 yStats.com researched current, objective and needs-based market and competitive intelligence for executives from different industries. The Hamburg-based company with an international orientation focuses on the secondary market research. yStats.com offers both market – and competition reports as well as customized research services. Customers include leading companies in the areas of B2C E-Commerce, electronic payment systems, mail order and direct marketing, logistics, as well as banks and management consultancies.