online shopping behavior

Online Merchants Break Away From the Pack

Image from: Add to Cart / ThinkStock It seemed like the Black Friday mania this year started weeks before Thanksgiving.  And indeed we saw a sharp increase in holiday shopping during the week ending Nov 18.  Two out of 3 consumers had starting their holiday shopping before the week of Black Friday, and 15-percent had already completed 75-percent of more of their shopping. Compared to earlier in the month, last

Successful Retailers Use Sales and Email Promotions, Free Shipping to Attract Shoppers Online

Kantar Media Compete Online Shopper Intelligence Study Highlights Do’s and Don’ts for Retailers BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Sep 13, 2011) – Kantar Media Compete today released data indicating that successful retailers are using free shipping, sales and email promotions to attract increasingly budget-conscious consumers. The results, part of Kantar Media Compete’s quarterly Online Shopper Intelligence Study that tracks cross-channel shopping behavior, also show that more than a third of consumers reported that

Back-to-school Shoppers Dip Into Their Wallets and Head Online

The Compete Online Shopper Intelligence study provides powerful insight into the complete online shopping experience.  For more consumers insights, please contact Debra Arbesman at darbesman@compete.com for more information. The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler; this can only mean one thing"”it is back-to-school time!  While children permanently dread this time of year and parents always breathe a collective sigh of relief, each year brings uncertainty for

Cross Channel Shopping Is a Must

The Compete Online Shopper Intelligence study provides powerful insight into the complete online shopping experience.  For more consumers insights, please contact Debra Miller at dmiller@compete.com for more information. More than 1 out of every 3 consumers indicated that they are extremely or very likely to research products online before purchasing them in a store, accordingly to the latest Online Shopper Intelligence study.  While this statistic is interesting and thought provoking,

Coupons Are Good For the Bottom Line

The Compete Online Shopper Intelligence study provides powerful insight into the complete online shopping experience.  For more consumers insights, please contact Debra Miller at dmiller@compete.com for more information. Coupons have long been a favorite tool of savvy online shoppers.  One-third of online shoppers surveyed in the latest Online Shopper Intelligence™ survey said they generally use coupon sites while shopping online.  In fact, 35 million consumers visited coupon sites in April