Marketing to Women: Merry Mobile Christmas!
December 6, 2012 § Leave a Comment
Deck the halls with boughs of deals as the shoppers start out on their annual shopping sprees. Some 54% of mobile shoppers who have used a coupon on their device look to retailer websites for mobile coupons. According to Nielsen’s recent survey, retailer websites are followed by deal-of-the-day websites (such as Groupon and LivingSocial), retailer apps and third party websites.The smartphones are leading the way in shopping navigation. According to Nielson, smartphone owners are dominating daily deal app usage, exceeding tablet users across all daily deal apps used. Groupon is the most widely used daily deal app among users of the apps, with 91 percent indicating that they have used the app on their smartphone and 60 percent stating they’ve used it on their tablet. Ranking second in daily deal app usage is Living Social (48% smartphone/29% tablet), followed by Google Offers (18% smartphone/9% tablet).
According to Nielsen, 63% of the smartphone users are using their phones to check prices, compared to 56% of tablet owners. A little more detail about the habits of smartphone mobile shoppers: looking up a store, used by 78% in this group, using them for shopping lists (40%), pre-purchase research (63%) and using a mobile coupon (39%).
Santa’s definitely mobile this year.