IR Research Strategy & Key Findings Reports

IR Research Top 1000 and Top 500 Program

Promote your company as a thought leader, generate quality leads and connect with our executive audience in our exclusive Top 1000 and Top 500 Retailer research reports.

IR Research Top 1000 and Top 500 research reports offer a great opportunity to reach the most engaged portion of our retail audience—one that is gathering information on successful e-commerce strategies and looking to technology and service partners to help grow their business. These highly downloaded research reports will rank and profile the leaders in North America and take into account hundreds of metrics on e-retailers.

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Combination Packge

Take advantage of our research reports and profile your solutions where e-commerce executives research their industry.

As a sponsor your company can be included in both research reports, and will also receive the names and contact information from the retail e-commerce executives who download these reports.

Each report includes rankings in each market, and by product or business category, and in-depth charts and analysis on major trends affecting e-retailers and technology companies in each sector. Limited sponsorships available.

Platinum Sponsorship

  • One-page Executive Q&A article within the Strategy & Key Findings Report
  • Full-page ad across your article
  • Inclusion in the “About the Sponsors” page with company logo and 100-word company description
  • Company logo displayed on front cover, registration page and all promotional materials
  • IR markets the report and creates all promotional materials
  • Guaranteed minimum 75 non-vendor leads total from report downloads
  • Custom branded PDF of the Strategy & Key Findings Report provided for sponsors’ own marketing use
  • Bonus: Your Executive Q&A article and “About the Sponsor” description will be included in the in-depth research report that subscribers can purchase from Internet Retailer
  • Bonus: Complimentary copy of the full report ($600 value)

Gold Sponsorship

  • Full-page ad within the Strategy & Key Findings Report
  • Company logo displayed on registration page and all promotional materials
  • IR markets the report and creates all promotional materials
  • Guaranteed 50 non-vendor leads total from report downloads
  • Custom branded PDF of the Strategy & Key Findings Report provided for sponsors’ own marketing use


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Top 500 Research Report

2018 U.S. Top 500 Report

Often dubbed the “Bible of E-Commerce,” the Top 500 Guide, now in its 14th year is the quintessential ranking of America’s largest e-retailers. We draw upon more than a decade of relationships with e-retailers to pull together an in-depth report on the secrets of success among the biggest and best players in e-commerce. Rankings by category and by merchant type are included in the report, as are web sales growth numbers for each e-retailer, and a range of their web sales volume. View Sample

Top 1000 Research Report

2018 U.S. Top 1000 Report

Rankings of the largest 1,000 online retailers in North America. This report provides a top-line, data-rich view of the U.S. and North American e-commerce markets, and highlights the growth of each product category, trends affecting online retail businesses, and the history of e-commerce penetration of retail sales by category. It also compares the mid-market, or those in the 501-1000 range with the top players and identifies key pockets of opportunity for merchants to grow their businesses. View Sample