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Brazilian Online Buyers, 2001-2011 [CHART]

via The future of ecommerce in Brazil is looking bright. According to the March 2012 “WebShoppers” report from e-bit, a leading ecommerce data provider in Brazil, the number of online buyers in the country reached 31.9 million in 2011, an increase of nearly 9 million over 2010. The firm reported that 2011’s growth was…

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US B2C eCommerce Sales, 2010-2016 [CHART]

via eMarketer predicts US B2C ecommerce sales will total $343.4 billion by the end of this year, up 13.8% from 2011. Beyond 2012, annual growth rates will decline by about 1 percentage point each year as the US online population nears full penetration and the US B2C ecommerce market reaches maturity. Read the rest…

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Average B2C eCommerce Spending Per User, 2006-2012 [CHART]

via Since 2009, the average amount US internet users spent annually shopping online has increased roughly $100 per year. This year, GroupM projects the average US internet user will spend $1,042 on ecommerce, with those in Canada trailing slightly, at $1,009 on average. Read the rest at eMarketer.

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Average North American Ad Revenues Per User [CHART]

via According to GroupM, US users will spend just slightly more than their counterparts in Canada this year on ecommerce (a difference of $33), the firm expects advertisers to spend an average of $60 more per user to target US consumers in 2012. Compared to 2011, the US average ad spending per user is…

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Top Luxury Brand Mobile App Features [CHART]

via Mobile luxury shoppers were most interested in using apps to gain access to discounts. Forty-six percent of those who had downloaded or planned to download any mobile app said they expected a luxury app to provide them with a loyalty program. Early access to sales was the second-highest anticipated app feature, at 45%.…

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mCommerce For Affluent Smart Phone Owners [CHART]

via The Institute found that only a small number of wealthy smartphone owners (12%) had downloaded a luxury brand’s app. That’s something that luxury retailers may want to work on changing, as wealthy smartphone shoppers are fairly consistent mobile shoppers. The survey found that about two-thirds of wealthy smartphone owners said they shopped on…

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Millennial vs Gen X Mom’s Childrens’ Tech Use [CHART]

via Another survey conducted in July 2011 by BlogHer and The Parenting Group dovetails with Mom Central’s findings. Some 33% of Gen Y and 20% of Gen X moms who use the internet told BlogHer that their children had used smartphones by age 2. Slightly higher percentages of moms said their children age 2…

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Mobile Tech Babysitters [CHART]

via A Mom Central Consulting survey from January 2012, for example, found that 39% of US mothers who use the internet, have a mobile phone that they pass on to their children to keep them engaged during a car trip. Only the Nintendo DS and the car DVD player or video were used more…

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Mobile CTRs For Travel Category [CHART]

via Spring, summer, and holiday months are the best times for advertisers to leverage mobile traffic to travel channels, says Jumptap in a May 2012 report. Looking at traffic and click-through rate (CTR) patterns for the travel channel in 2011, the study finds that while travel channel traffic peaked in August, CTRs were highest…

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