eTailing

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

Shipping Policies & eTailing [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Shipping costs are a key aspect of online shopping for consumers, and there is room for e-retailers to improve on this front, according to a June 2012 report from comScore and UPS. The report finds that while comparison shopping, shipping charges are almost as important to consumers as product pricing (23% and 26%,…

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Social eTailing: Pinterest vs. Facebook [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Pinterest users outdo Facebook users when it comes to the number of companies they follow and the likelihood of purchasing an item they see on their respective sites, according to a pair of studies released in May 2012. Data from a joint study between Shop.org, comScore and the Partnering Group indicates that US…

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Pinfluence [CHART]

via emarketer.com Pinterest, in particular, is becoming an ever-more trusted network for female social network users looking for recommendations. According to February data from BlogHer, 81% of active female Pinterest users trusted the site for information and advice—even more so than Twitter and Facebook. Sites like Pinterest are also fostering a high degree of influence,…

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PinTailing [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to a March survey by Bizrate Insights, 32% of online buyers in North America have made a purchase as a result of seeing an image on a social image-sharing site, such as Pinterest. That includes 26% who were able to click through to the retailer from the image to make the purchase.…

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Where Mobile Ads Are Noticed By Smart Phone Owners [CHART]

via emarketer.com Typically, respondents reported researching products on their smartphone while either at home (58%) or generally “on the go” (43%), followed by in a store (31%), making retail locations the No. 1 single out-of-home place for smartphone owners to take action. Meanwhile, the locations of online ads noticed on mobile devices shifted between July…

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Smart Phone Search From Offline Prompts [CHART]

via emarketer.com As the habit of pulling out a phone to respond to ads takes hold, some media are enjoying faster uptake than others. According to March 2012 research from Google, conducted by Ipsos MediaCT and TNS Infratest, 43% of smartphone owners used their device to search in response to television ads at least monthly.…

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2011 Video Ad Completion Rates, By Industry [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Consumer goods manufacturers had the most success among various verticals in getting their video ads viewed in 2011, finds a PointRoll study [pdf] released in May 2012. Consumer goods ads were fully completed 48% of the time, and at least halfway completed 64% of the time. While their 100% completion rate was only…

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eTailing Personalization [CHART]

via emarketer.com Half of the US web retailers in the 2011 edition of Internet Retailer’s “Top 500 Guide” said they were using personalization on their ecommerce sites, up from 32.6% of retailers that said so in the 2010 edition. Read the rest at eMarketer. 0.0 00

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Technographics Of Affluent Men [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com An overwhelming preference among affluent males (70%) to research and buy online as opposed to researching online and purchasing in store, provides unique opportunities for advertisers to capitalize on this audience’s behaviors. And while the majority of purchases are still made on PCs, the affluent male is doing more and more research on…

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Likely Mobile Locations For Tablet Owners [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com While recent research shows that tablet owners do much of their online shopping at home, new data from the Media Behavior Institute reveals that tablet owners are more likely to find themselves in a range of out-of-home locations than the typical US adult. Capturing information from a nationally representative sample of tablet users…

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