Research: The 10 most visited Retail Sites in Latam

What are the most-visted retail sites by users among Latin Americans? How do they behave when it comes to making consumption decisions? The answers to these questions are here.

Translated by Gretchen Gardner

The fact that the users visit retail sites doesn't mean that they will actually make a transaction: sometimes, the inquiry isn't directly related to an online purchase, but a search for information on the characteristics of a product or relevant information to making a purchase decision.

Visiting different retail sites, users don't indicate an interest in particular articles, nor do they express interest in particular brands. Here, we present user preferences according to the most-visited retail sites by residents of Latin America (based on comScore rankings). First of all,, the online marketplace dedicated to e-commerce and online auctions, partly owned by eBay, is by far the leader with more than twice the unique visitors of the second ranked B2W Digital. Some more insights below the table.

Source: comScore MMX, Category Retail, Latin America, December 2015, PC/laptop only, Home & Work, 15+ Total Unique Visitors (000)
Retail 119.249
1 MercadoLibre 48.816
2 B2W Digital 20.801
3 Amazon Sites 16.556
4 Nova Pontocom 15.234
5 Wal-Mart 15.064
6 Buscape Company 14.115
7 Netshoes Group 11.297
8 Worldwide Sites 10.601
9 Corporation 10.237
10 eBay 8.635

Bargain Seekers: Buscapé

Buscapé is the the most-visited Latin American site by users searching for bargains on the products they desire.

Supermarket: Walmart

Latin Americans, as a whole per the ranking above, choose Walmart as their favorite online supermarket.

Technology: Apple

When it comes to purchasing technology goods Latin Americans go to Apple's digital properties.

Clothing: Netshoes

LatAm users choose Netshoes as the first site to inquire or acquire sports clothing.

General Products: Ali Baba, Amazon, Best Buy, eBay y MercadoLibre

LatAm users choose Mercado Libre and Ali Baba in addition to eBay and Amazon as general products sites.


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