Many internet buyers purchase on platforms akin to Amazon or Ebay. German worth comparability platform Idealo performed an evaluation. The consequence: about 80 % of the circumstances, different on-line retailers supply higher costs than main marketplaces.
On this evaluation Idealo examined how typically Amazon, Ebay, Otto and Kaufland provided the bottom worth on their platform. In whole, Idealo analysed over 1,700 product classes from Might 2022 as much as Might 2023. Solely 22 % of the very best worth got here from these giant marketplaces, whereas 78 % got here from different on-line retailers.
Value variations total fairly marginal
In ‘Vogue & Equipment’, the bottom worth was present in 44 % of the circumstances on the marketplaces. Amazon, Ebay, Otto and Kaufland are additionally stronger than everage in terms of the bottom worth in ‘Vehicles & Bikes’. They signify a few third of the very best costs. The opposite on-line retailers are forward in each sector, however most clearly in ‘Drugstore & Well being’. In 88 % of the circumstances they provided the very best worth.
Small variations accross all product teams
For merchandise for which a market and one other on-line store provided the very best worth, Idealo decided the typical worth distinction between the 2 provides. General, the value comparability platform can’t determine a transparent pattern right here. Throughout all product teams, the value distinction was just one %.
Developments emerge in particular person classes.
In particular person classes, developments do emerge. Electrial items value a median of seven % much less on Amazon, Ebay, Otto or Kaufland. Then again: merchandise within the drugstore sector are 13 % dearer on the main marketplaces in Germany.