|By PR Newswire||
|March 11, 2014 08:55 AM EDT||
LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:
Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Dynamics in Japan, 2013
- Provides in-depth analysis of the latest trends in online consumer shopping, covering of the factors driving online shopping, consumer insights, market dynamics (covering 25 product categories), and reviews of latest best practice in online retail site design.
- Based on the latest data, the report not only provides details of the size and growth of this increasingly important channel, it also provides essential context on the penetration of online sales by product groups, how growth has developed over time, and key factors that will drive this market in the future
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
"Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Dynamics in Japan, 2013" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the online retail industry in Japan. It provides the magnitude, growth, share, and dynamics of the online retail market in Japan. It is an essential tool for companies active across Japan's online retail value chain and for new companies considering entry into Japan's online retail market. It provides data for historic and forecast online retail sales, and also includes the business environment and country risk related to Japan's online retail environment. By examining best practice from the leading national large-scale online retailers (but specifically excluding the likes of Amazon, whose sites are well-known and vary little by country), as well as reviewing innovative approaches from smaller retailers, the report provides insights and ideas about how best to approach growing online sales for your business.
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
The traditional retail sector was disrupted by the natural disasters, resulting in a shortage of consumer products. Due to the disrupted supply chain of the Brick and Mortar stores, slow reconstruction work, and a lack of connectivity, consumers started to shop online even for daily amenities such as rice and water.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Demographics and changing consumer lifestyles play a pivotal role in the expansion of online retailing in Japan. An aging population, shrinking household size, and an increase in the number of working women are factors driving online sales in Japan. The current demographics need convenience and enjoyment and many e-retailers are applying the concept of shopping with fun.
Key Features and Benefits
Understand the consumer behaviour and online trends in Japan.
Understand which products will be the major winners and losers in the coming years.
Learn from best practice approaches outlined in the case studies of leading online retailers.
Improve market and strategic planning using highly granular, forward-looking market data. Detailed category coverage is provided, covering 25 products, across eight product groups that include: Apparel, Accessories, Luggage and Leather Goods, Book, News and Stationery, Electricals and Electronics, Food and Grocery, Furniture and Floor Coverings, Home and Garden Products, Music, Video and Entertainment Software, and Sports and Leisure Equipment.
Assess the impact of economic recession and recovery on market growth.
In 2012, electrical and electronics was the largest category group through the online channel, with retail sales of JPY1,049.4 billion (29.5%), while food and grocery was the fastest-growing product category, with a CAGR of 19.46% during the review period.
With the rise in the Smartphone and mobile internet penetration online retailers have started concentrating on expanding their mobile commerce platform. Consumer buying behavior is changing as they enjoy the unique shopping experience using Smartphone apps.
Online retailers have begun attracting consumers by providing low prices, a free and quick delivery service, and gift coupons, among others.
1.1 What is this Report About?
2 Market at a glance
3 Consumer Insight: Online Shopping Attitudes and Behaviors
3.1 Overview of Japan Online Shopping Environment
3.1.1 Fixed broadband penetration increasing at a steady rate
3.1.2 Mobile internet penetration on the rise
3.1.3 The number of online buyers increasing in Japan
3.2 Consumer Attitudes and Behavior
3.2.1 Food and Beverage - Purchase route shifting from brick to click
3.2.2 Aging population becoming more familiar to the digital world
3.2.3 Smaller households and increase in working women population boost online retailing
3.2.4 Increasing use of smartphones as a medium for shopping
3.2.5 Offline retailers playing catch-up in the online market
3.2.6 Retailers influencing customers' purchase decisions through faster and free delivery plans
3.2.7 Smartphone apps helps fashion retailers to enhance shopping experience and boost sales
4 Online Channel Dynamics
4.1 The Online Channel's Share of Total Retail Sales
4.1.1 Japan online vs. offline channel forecasts
4.1.2 Online penetration: global and regional comparisons
4.2 Channel Dynamics
4.2.1 Japan retail channel dynamics - future performance
4.2.2 Channel group share development
4.2.3 Individual channel performance
4.3 Category Dynamics
4.3.1 Online vs. offline retail sales comparison by category group, 2012
4.3.2 Online retail market dynamics by category
4.3.3 Online retail sales share by category group
4.3.4 Online retail sales growth by individual category
4.3.5 Food and grocery categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.6 Electrical and electronics categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.7 Music, video, and entertainment software categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.8 Apparel, accessories, luggage and leather goods categories: size and forecasts
4.3.9 Books, news and stationery categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.10 Sports and leisure equipment categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.11 Furniture and floor coverings categories: market size and forecasts
4.3.12 Home and garden categories: market size and forecasts
5 Case Studies: Leading Online Retailers in Japan
5.1 Retailer 1: RakutenIchiba
5.1.1 Business Description
5.1.2 Site Experience
5.2 Retailer 2: Zozotown
5.2.1 Business Description
5.2.2 Site Experience
5.3 Other Innovative Retailers in Japan
5.3.1 Oisix - popular as organic food online retailer
5.3.2 Seiyu - aims to be the largest online supermarket having the lowest cost
6.2 Summary Methodology
6.2.2 The triangulated market sizing method
6.2.3 Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
6.2.4 Quality control and standardized processes
6.3 About Canadean
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Online Retail Sales in Japan
Table 2: Japan Online vs. Offline Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 3: Japan Online vs. Offline Retail Sales and Forecast (USD bn),2007-2017
Table 4: Japan Online vs. Offline Retail Sales and Forecast (% Share), 2007-2017
Table 5: Japan Online Sales vs. Global Average
Table 6: Japan Online Sales vs. Asia-Pacific
Table 7: Japan Overall Retail Segmentation (JPY bn) by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Table 8: Japan Channel Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn) by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Table 9: Japan Channel Retail Sales and Forecast (USD bn) by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Table 10: Japan Channel Retail Sales and Forecast (% Share) by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Table 11: Japan Channel Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn) by Channel, 2007-2017
Table 12: Japan Channel Retail Sales and Forecast (USD bn) by Channel, 2007-2017
Table 13: Japan Retail Sales Split (JPY bn), Online vs. Offline, 2012
Table 14: Japan Retail Sales Split (USD mn), Online vs. Offline, 2012
Table 15: Japan Online Retailers Market Dynamics by Category Group, 2007-2017
Table 16: Japan Online Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn) by Category Group, 2007-2017
Table 17: Japan Online Retail Sales and Forecast (USD mn) by Category Group, 2007-2017
Table 18: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Food and Grocery Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 19: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Food and Grocery Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 20: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Electrical and Electronics Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 21: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Electrical and Electronics Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 22: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Music, Video and Entertainment Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 23: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Music, Video and Entertainment Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 24: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Apparel, Accessories, Luggage and Leather Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 25: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Apparel, Accessories, Luggage and Leather Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 26: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Books, News and Stationery Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 27: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Books, News and Stationery Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 28: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Sports and Leisure Equipment Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 29: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Sports and Leisure Equipment Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 30: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Furniture and Floor Coverings Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 31: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Furniture and Floor Coverings Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 32: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Home and Garden Products Categories (JPY bn), 2007-2017
Table 33: Japan Total and Online Retail Sales in Home and Garden Products Categories (USD mn), 2007-2017
Table 34: Canadean Retail Channel Definitions
Table 35: Canadean Retail Category Definitions
Table 36: Canadean Retail Country Coverage
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Online Retail Sales in Japan
Figure 2: Fixed Broadband Internet Subscriber and Penetration, 2007-2012
Figure 3: Mobile Internet User and Penetration
Figure 4: Online Buyer Penetration to total number of Internet Users
Figure 5: Food and Beverage - Purchase Route Shifting to Online
Figure 6: Aging Population Adopting the New Technologies
Figure 7: Percentage of Private Households by Family Type
Figure 8: Population of Japanese Working Women is Increasing
Figure 9: Offline Retailers Expanding their Online Business
Figure 10: Smartphone App for Social Sharing of User Generated Looks
Figure 11: Japan Online and Offline Retail Sales and Forecast (USD bn), 2007-2017
Figure 12: Japan Online Sales vs. Global Average (% of Total Retail)
Figure 13: Japan Online Sales vs. Asia-Pacific Countries Average (% of Total Retail)
Figure 14: Japan Overall Retail Market Dynamics by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Figure 15: Japan Retail Sales and Forecast (JPY bn) by Channel Group, 2007-2017
Figure 16: Japan Retail Sales, Online vs. Offline, 2012
Figure 17: Japan Online Retailers Market Dynamics by Category Group, 2007-2017
Figure 18: Japan Online Retail Sales and Forecast (USD mn) by Category Group, 2007-2017
Figure 19: Rakuten: Home Page
Figure 20: Rakuten: Retailer page
Figure 21: Rakuten: Product Comparison
Figure 22: Rakuten: M-commerce app
Figure 23: Zozotown: Home Page
Figure 24: Zozotown: Product View
Figure 25: Zozotown: Product Filters
Figure 26: Zozotown: Mobile Commerce App
Figure 27: Oisix: Home Page
Figure 28: Seiyu-Dena Ties to Redesign Seiyu Net Super
Figure 29: The Triangulated Market Sizing Methodology
Rakuten, , Zozotown, , Oisix, , Seiyu
Read the full report:
Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Dynamics in Japan, 2013
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...
Feb. 23, 2017 04:15 AM EST Reads: 1,148
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
Feb. 23, 2017 03:45 AM EST Reads: 3,755
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
Feb. 23, 2017 03:45 AM EST Reads: 6,574
910Telecom exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and exchanges.
Feb. 23, 2017 03:00 AM EST Reads: 1,614
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
Feb. 23, 2017 03:00 AM EST Reads: 1,852
China Unicom exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established in 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. China Unicom mainly operates a full range of telecommunications services including mobile broadband (GSM, WCDMA, LTE FDD, TD-LTE), fixed-line broadband, ICT, data communica...
Feb. 23, 2017 01:15 AM EST Reads: 1,097
Zerto exhibited at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which took place at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, in June 2016. Zerto is committed to keeping enterprise and cloud IT running 24/7 by providing innovative, simple, reliable and scalable business continuity software solutions. Through the Zerto Cloud Continuity Platform™, organizations can seamlessly move and protect virtualized workloads between public, private and hybrid clouds. The company’s flagship product, Zerto Virtual...
Feb. 23, 2017 12:45 AM EST Reads: 1,329
As businesses adopt functionalities in cloud computing, it’s imperative that IT operations consistently ensure cloud systems work correctly – all of the time, and to their best capabilities. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Bernd Harzog, CEO and founder of OpsDataStore, will present an industry answer to the common question, “Are you running IT operations as efficiently and as cost effectively as you need to?” He will expound on the industry issues he frequently came up against as an analyst, and...
Feb. 23, 2017 12:00 AM EST Reads: 1,696
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of Soli...
Feb. 22, 2017 10:45 PM EST Reads: 668
"We're bringing out a new application monitoring system to the DevOps space. It manages large enterprise applications that are distributed throughout a node in many enterprises and we manage them as one collective," explained Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Feb. 22, 2017 09:45 PM EST Reads: 6,711
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
Feb. 22, 2017 08:45 PM EST Reads: 1,408
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Feb. 22, 2017 08:45 PM EST Reads: 1,338
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place in November in Silicon Valley, California.
Feb. 22, 2017 08:45 PM EST Reads: 1,874
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
Feb. 22, 2017 07:45 PM EST Reads: 7,827
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
Feb. 22, 2017 07:30 PM EST Reads: 1,213