Viraj   D'Costa

Viraj D'Costa

Forecast Analyst

Viraj is a forecast analyst on the ForecastView team; he is based in Forrester's Cambridge office. His main areas of concentration include online retail, digitally influenced retail, and mobile commerce.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Viraj worked as a senior analyst for a global market research firm, focusing mainly on analyzing and forecasting the macroeconomic environment in North America. Viraj also has previous research experience in the power/utilities and finance/insurance sectors.

Education

Viraj received his BA in economics from Siena College in Albany, New York.

Viraj D'Costa

Forecast Analyst

Viraj is a forecast analyst on the ForecastView team; he is based in Forrester's Cambridge office. His main areas of concentration include online retail, digitally influenced retail, and mobile commerce.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Viraj worked as a senior analyst for a global market research firm, focusing mainly on analyzing and forecasting the macroeconomic environment in North America. Viraj also has previous research experience in the power/utilities and finance/insurance sectors.

Education

Viraj received his BA in economics from Siena College in Albany, New York.

Viraj D'Costa's Research

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Analytics: Online Retail Forecast, 2019 To 2024 (US)

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    October 10, 2019 Michael O'Grady, Viraj D'Costa

    By 2023 eCommerce will drive two-thirds of retail growth, up from 50% today. Amazon captured half of US eCommerce growth in 2018. Over the next five years, grocery will be the fastest-growing eCommerce category. This forecast details US retail growth and online growth across 30 product categories, with historical data going back to 1998.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Analytics: Online Holiday Retail Sales Forecast, 2019 (US)

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    October 1, 2019Viraj D'Costa, Michael O'Grady

    Forrester estimates that US online holiday sales will reach $138 billion in 2019, representing 12.7% growth over 2019. Our 2019 forecast includes online holiday historical sales from 2009. It also includes key drivers and trends behind the forecast numbers.

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