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