Internet franchises are becoming a very popular option now and are growing rapidly. Since even though some people are not as excitable when it comes to tech as others its very important we cherish the opportunities that tech has contributed to such as internet franchises. So below in this short article we will list some statistics and give a little summary around the internet franchise industry. Hopefully these statistics will help you make a decision on whether a internet franchise opportunity would be the right choice for you.
Statistics around the industry
We will now list some statistics around how much the internet is used and the internet franchise industry. To give you an idea of the huge customer base you unlock upon purchasing an internet based franchise. We hope these statistics can help anyone looking for a franchise in the very popular technology sector.
- According to the Office for National Statistics. 89 percent of UK adults have used the internet in the last three months. A figure which rises to 99 percent when considering 16 to 34 year olds.
- Just 8.4 percent of the population have never used the internet, compared to 17.5 percent in 2011. It’s unsurprising then that e-commerce sales in the UK equalled £586 billion in 2017.
- Office for National Statistics suggest that by December 2018. Online sales accounted for 20 percent of all sales in the retail sector. Rising from just six percent almost a decade ago in January 2009.
- According to the IMRG Quarterly Benchmarking Report. 54 percent of all retail online sales in the UK are now made on mobile devices.
What do these statistics show for the future of the internet based franchise industry?
Lastly these statistics show the huge opportunity which is put on your plate upon investing in a internet based franchise. Also we hope these statistics have helped anyone who is looking in to starting up an internet based franchise in the UK. Also if you are still not convinced around buying a internet related franchise opportunity but are interested in running a technology franchise. I highly recommend you have look through Franchise UK’s computer franchises category. Since they are the UK’s largest franchise directory offering over 1,300 different franchise opportunities that are currently up for grabs.