Los Angeles , Calif. , May 25, 2010 — PriceGrabber.com®, a part of Experian, has just released its latest Consumer Behavior Report: Smartphone Shopping Behavior. This report includes survey responses from 2,445 online consumers collected from March 26 to April 12, 2010. Survey data reveals an increase in consumer mobile shopping activity and a trend toward purchasing digital content and consumer electronics from a mobile phone.
“PriceGrabber.com survey data reveals consumer acceleration toward mobile commerce over the past year and predicts an increase in mobile shopping for the coming year,” stated Barbary Brunner, chief marketing officer at PriceGrabber.com. “Survey respondents indicated that their increases in mobile shopping activities are closely tied to new developments in mobile hardware and software.”
Mobile commerce is accelerating with more consumers owning a 3G-enabled smartphone:
Web-enabled phone owners have increased their mobile shopping activities in the past year (page 9):
Thirteen percent of consumers indicated purchasing from their Web-enabled phone. Here is what they purchased (page10):
“This survey data supports the success we have seen and expect to continue to see with our mobile shopping applications, especially during the upcoming holiday season,” said Laura Conrad, president of PriceGrabber.com. “PriceGrabber.com is an innovator in this space, making mobile shopping easy anytime, anywhere.”
For additional statistics, including other mobile activities, iPhone popularity, millennial generation mobile data, please visit https://mr.pricegrabber.com/Smartphone_Shopping_Behavior_CBR.pdf.
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