ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Retail

Shopify scores biggest growth in Japan, with 'room to grow'

E-commerce platform boosts transactions 350% during Black Friday-Cyber Monday

Shopify's headquarters in Ottawa: Japanese consumers were big spenders on the platform in the Black Friday-Cyber Monday period, with an average purchase of $106.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Canadian e-commerce company Shopify rang up $5.1 billion in global transactions during the crucial Black Friday-Cyber Monday period last month for a 76% increase on the year, and Japan led major markets with a jump of around 350%.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more