Online Behavior

e-Strategy Trends’ continually-updated collection of online behavior marketing research, statistics and trends for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Preferred Shopping Method Among Online Buyers [CHART]

Chart: Preferred Shopping Method Among Online Buyers

The fastest-growing category on Amazon this year is food and beverage, up 40.1%, with the health, personal care and beauty category close behind at 37.9%. While sales volume is still small, the uptick shows consumers are turning to ecommerce more often for everyday items and grocery shopping.

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Chatbot Engagement Rates [CHART]

Chart: Chatbot Engagement Rates By Select Countries

The vast majority of adults across 6 countries believe that organizations are failing to provide a connected experience, defined as organizations knowing their preferences across all channels and being able to provide them with access to the information they need in a timely manner.

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Online News Gateways By Age [CHART]

Chart: Online News Gateways by Age Group

Social media is the main way that youth (18-24) around the world discover news online, whereas older adults are more apt to directly access news stories, according to the Digital News Report 2018 from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Fully 53% of young adults reported coming across news stories via social media, compared to one-third (34%) of adults ages 55 and older.

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