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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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Study on Privacy Among Online Shoppers say 48% Use Private Browsing

More than one-third of all online shoppers surveyed around the world take electronic measures to protect their privacy online, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Almost half (48%) use a private browsing window, while 42% delete cookies … Continue reading

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E-Commerce: Regional Study Says China, India, UK Lead in Online Shopping

China, India and the United Kingdom lead the way in the percentage of online shoppers among Internet users, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. Eight-nine percent of Internet users from China purchased a product online last month, followed … Continue reading

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Asia-Pacific Countries Partake The Most in Online Shopping

China, India and the United Kingdom lead the way in the percentage of online shoppers among Internet users, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. Eight-nine percent of Internet users from China purchased a product online last month, followed … Continue reading

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