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Top reasons why consumers worldwide shop online instead of physical shops 2016

This statistic shows the reasons most frequently cited by global online shoppers as to why these chose to shop online rather than in stores in 2016. In 2016, 58 percent of respondents cited the ability to shop 24/7 as a reason why they shopped online rather than in store.

Most important reasons global consumers choose to shop online over in-store shopping in 2016

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Source

Release date

January 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

18,430 respondents

Age group

15 to 70 years

Special properties

online shoppers who purchased at least one consumer product online in the past 12 months

Method of interview

Online survey

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