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Millennial Time Spent on Mobile Internet Gradually Increasing

Smartphones have surpassed PC/laptop ownership for Internet access among Millennials. Eighty-seven percent of the Millennial generation around the world, aged 18 to 32, use a smartphone to access the Internet, the majority who report using smartphones to access the Internet … Continue reading

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Millennial Time Spent on Mobile Internet Gradually Increasing

Smartphones have surpassed PC/laptop ownership for Internet access among Millennials. Eighty-seven percent of the Millennial generation around the world, aged 18 to 32, use a smartphone to access the Internet, the majority who report using smartphones to access the Internet … Continue reading

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Study Shows 81% of Millennials Have Bought a Product Using a Computer, Phone or Tablet

Millennials use a variety of research channels to find the products and services they want to buy. According to GlobalWebIndex’s “Millennials” report, published in late 2016, the group uses search engines most as their tool to research products and services  … Continue reading

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Product Research Impacts High-Value Products Offline

Research of online products tend to be high-value, major purchases, where online research is leading to an offline purchase, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Among the most popular products to be researched, rather than purchased online … Continue reading

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E-Readers are the Highest Among Products More Likely to be Impulsively Bought

Purchases of online products tend to be impulsive, low-value and habitual purchases, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016.  Among the most popular products to be purchased, rather than researched online include e-readers, wine and spirits, headphones, DVD … Continue reading

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22 Percent Say They Use Social Media to Research Music Downloading

Social media has become a powerful product research platform, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Among the products they find and research online and wish to buy include: Music download, 22%; movie or TV download, 18%; mobile … Continue reading

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Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram Used Equally to Research Products

Social media has become a powerful product research platform, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Almost half of the social media users surveyed worldwide say they use the following channels to find and research products they want … Continue reading

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Fifty-Five Percent Use Ad-Blocking Because Ads are Annoying or Irrelevant

Online shoppers have a multitude of reasons for blocking online advertising, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. The top reasons for blocking ads, according to online users around the world, include “too many ads that are annoying … Continue reading

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More Than One-Third of Mobile Shoppers Use Ad-Blocking Software

More than one-third (43%) of all mobile online shoppers surveyed around the world have used ad-blocking software, and 34% are interested in doing this in the future, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Only 15% of the … Continue reading

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Valencia Plaza: An online success in Spain

By Ana Maria Martinez Romero The online newspaper Valencia Plaza launched in February 2010, in the middle of the economic crisis that devastated Spain after the 2008 market collapse in the United States. But despite this inauspicious beginnings, the online outlet … Continue reading

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