The Internet’s 5 Biggest Online Stores

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Biggest online stores: For numerous entrepreneurs, the advent of the Internet has represented a new way of looking at businesses and making a profit. There are countless businesses that have transitioned to the online medium with success, but some ventures out there certainly stand tall amongst competitors when it comes to the revenues they generate.

We would like to present you with a list of the world’s 5 biggest online stores, based on their sales estimates for the year 2012, in a style similar to our coverage of the world’s most profitable companies.

Let’s take a look at the countdown.

*Note: All website screenshots were taken for the purpose of this article only.

No. 5:


Online sales (2012 estimate): $4,609,728,000

Even though Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)’s online sales have somewhat declined over the past 2 years, mainly as a result of Apple’s dominance in the realm of consumer electronics, the company still holds its spot as one of the biggest online stores in the world. Dell launched its online operations in the mid 1990s, in an attempt to cut back on the losses it was registering in its offline stores. Judging by the fact that it has managed to secure the 5th place in our countdown, we can safely say that it has achieved that; and more.

See the rest of the biggest online stores on the following pages:

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