E-commerce Q2 2022 Review: Slimming Down — Part 1

Kevin LaBuz
7 min readAug 28, 2022

The e-commerce Covid hangover continues. During the second quarter, industry growth decelerated broadly. Below, a look at key themes and macro trends from Q2 2022 e-commerce results.

Medium Term Optimistic

The Covid hangover continues. E-commerce mushroomed in 2020 and 2021, as lockdowns shut stores and people sheltered at home. Today, consumers have more options for where to spend their money: online or offline, goods or services. Travel is booming (recent security lines at JFK are some of the worst I’ve…

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Kevin LaBuz

Head of IR & Corporate Development at 1stDibs. Previously finance at Etsy, Indeed, and internet equity research at Deutsche Bank. Find me on Twitter @kjlabuz.