Bigly #s you need to know
Walmart annual sales are $495B ($318B of that in the USA).
-- 18,000 vendors are selling on Walmart Marketplace with 6,500 selling $2M+ / year
-- recently acquired 77% of India's Flipkart for $16B
Amazon GMV is $186B in 2017, up from $141B a year earlier.
-- 20,000 vendors are selling $1M+ / year on
-- 5M sellers, growing by 100,000 each month!
-- GMV estimated at $280B in 2018
Shopify has 600,000 merchants with stores running it's platform, up 100% since 2014
-- GMV $26B
-- 3,600 Shopify Plus merchants (B2B sales)
-- 4,500 top merchants doing $100M+ each
-- $101B GMV
-- recently acquired by Adobe
Here's a great article by tech crunch: https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/19/walmart-acquiring-shopify-is-no-longer-a-laughable-idea/