eTailing

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

Retail Text Alert Interest, 2009-2012 [TABLE]

via emarketer.com The number of shoppers interested in receiving promotional texts has also climbed in recent years. As of February 2012, 31% of US mobile phone owners who did not already receive SMS message-based marketing said they were at least somewhat interested in such messages. And 10% said they were extremely interested in SMS messages.…

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At-Home Device Use For Purchases [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com inmobi-at-home-devices-purchasefunnel-may2012.jpgThe proportions of tablet and laptop owners using their devices at home at different stages in the purchase path are almost on par, according to a report released in May 2012 by InMobi and Mobext. Basing their findings on research conducted from January to April 2012 across 8,400 panelists in 5 markets (India,…

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QR Code Scanning By Store Type [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com For US smartphone owners who report using their devices while shopping in-store (”smartphone shoppers”), the degree to which they engage in various activities differs by the type of store they are in, says Nielsen in May 2012 survey results. For example, 57% have scanned a QR code for product details while in an…

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Top Internet Retails’ Social Adoption, By Service [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com The top 250 internet retailers have almost universally adopted Facebook and Twitter as marketing channels, while almost as many are on Pinterest as Google+, says Campalyst in a May 2012 infographic. Basing its analysis on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Internet Retailers 2011 list, and collecting the data from April 14 to May 2,…

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In-Store Benefits Of Mobile Wallets [CHART]

via emarketer.com If those issues weren’t hard enough for proponents of mobile wallets to overcome, another problem remains: convincing consumers of the overall utility of the technology. About one-third of respondents said mobile wallets would be a more convenient way to pay, with 28% specifically citing coupons sent straight to the phone as an anticipated…

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Retail eCommerce Spending, Q1 2007-Q1 2012 [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com US online retail (non-travel) spending reached $44.3 billion during Q1 2012, representing a 17% increase from $38 billion in Q1 2011, according to estimates from comScore. This marks the 10th consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and 6th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth rates. The 17% year-over-year growth rate is also the largest…

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Mobile Wallet Adoption [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com 37% of mobile users surveyed in Q1 2012 reported having used a mobile wallet in the previous 90 days, while a further 8% expressed interest in doing so, according to [download page] a JiWire report released in May 2012. This is a significant rise from 11% who reported having used a mobile payment…

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Frequency Of Online Grocery Shopping [CHART]

via emarketer.com While many consumers are doing pre-purchase research ahead of going to the grocery store, a much smaller percentage are actually buying groceries online. April 2011 data from AlixPartners found that just 2% of total grocery spending was attributed to the online channel. But while the user base may be small, it’s active. Only…

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