Tag Archives: digital shopping

Online Older Grocery Shoppers Matter Too

Those 50 years old and older are an important online shopping segment. Even if retailers and their suppliers don’t realize this. Online older grocery shoppers matter too! As Krista Garcia reports for eMarketer: One study “found that these shoppers who … Continue reading

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Price Shopping Online Before Visiting the Store

As we have reported before (click here, for example), even when consumers shop in a store, most U.S. Internet users use the Internet for pre-store shopping — especially to see what the best prices are. eMarketer sums up the situation … Continue reading

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The Pre-Store Impact of Digital Shopping

Although the purchase volume of in-store transactions remains dominant (well over 90 percent of consumer purchases are concluded in a physical store), digital pre-store shopping tools are becoming more and more popular. Nielsen reports the following based on its research: … Continue reading

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Better Understanding Digital Shoppers

Although online shopping growth continues to far outstrip that for traditional physical stores, more analysis still needs to be done to better understand the digital shopper.  As McKinsey’s Gadi BenMark and Maher Masri write:  “Companies have more data at their fingertips … Continue reading

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