British Adults Favour Physical Stores

August 10th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

The rise of online shopping in the United Kingdom has resulted in various media organisations forecasting doom for high street retailers.

Follow up:

However, research suggests Britain is still a nation of physical shoppers - 90% of adults prefer shopping in actual stores. Some experts believe that shopping is an important social experience in the United Kingdom alongside a desire to touch and experience the product firsthand before purchasing.

This chart shows primary shopping/purchasing channels among adults in Great Britain.

Infographic: British Adults Favour Physical Stores | Statista
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