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75% of US retailers believe that developing a more engaging in-store customer experience is going to be critical to their business in the next 5 years, according to a Motorola Solutions survey released in June 2012.Read More
Fully 96% of online buyers shopping for personal care and beauty products said the ability to find a specific product was their topmost desire from an online retailer, followed closely by free shipping (93%), finding a favored brand (92%) and then best price (90%). Interestingly, online buyers indicated that receiving free samples and reading product…Read More
via marketingcharts.com Executives working at companies involved in e-commerce or e-business are more likely to say that the quality of their company’s customer experience is good in physical stores than online, per a [download page] study released in June 2012 by Econsultancy in association with Tealeaf. 53% of respondents rated the quality of customer experience…Read More
via emarketer.com Shipping also emerged as the main reason buyers abandoned their cart before completing a purchase; 57% of respondents said they had added items to their cart not to buy them, but to figure out what the total purchase cost would be with shipping included. Almost as many buyers, 55%, stopped the purchase process…Read More
via emarketer.com For online shoppers, issues related to shipping are still not as important as ease of checkout and product variety. But they still play a significant role in converting browsers into buyers, according to a February 2012 survey conducted by comScore. In fact, when asked what aspect of the shopping process could be improved…Read More
via marketingcharts.com econsultancy-customer-behavior-attitudes-june2012.pngMany executives working at companies with e-commerce or e-business components have only a limited understanding of why people abandon the shopping cart or transaction, according to [download page] a survey released in June 2012 by Econsultancy in association with Tealeaf. As a result, all the respondents say that understanding why people do this…Read More