Main reasons for U.S. consumers to purchase used items 2017

This statistic shows the results of a Statista survey in which U.S. e-commerce shoppers were asked if saving money or saving resources is the main reason for them to purchase used items in the United States as of June 2017. The survey revealed that 33 percent of respondents stated that the main reason for purchasing used items is rather saving money.

Is saving money or saving resources your main reason for buying used items?

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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 15 to 20, 2017

Number of respondents

978 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

who have bought a used item at least once and bought something online during the last 3 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question and replies have been reworded for a better understanding of the statistic.
Original question: [saving money | saving resources] What is the main reason you buy used items?

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