Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Mobile platforms reign supreme among online shoppers
Mobile platforms reign supreme among online shoppers
18
Jul '16
As B2C Ecommerce continues to evolve around the world, a global survey has found that nearly half of online shoppers worldwide bought products via mobile platforms in 2015, a noticeable improvement on 2014.

Notwithstanding diversity in their product preferences and choice on which delivery and payment methods to choose, internet shoppers on the planet are united in their choice of mobile platforms to access their markets, according to a new report by German market research agency ystats.com .

The persistent rise of M-Commerce is one example of an overarching trend, the yStats.com report pointed citing a global consumer survey.
In the countries of East Asia the convenience of buying on the go - drives M- Commerce sales up, such as in South Korea where they reached a medium, high double digit percentage share of total online revenues, it said.

In Africa, mobile is the most common Internet access type which likewise drives up mobile commerce on that continent. Furthermore, the use of mobile devices serves as a link between the online and offline sales channels, leading to the strengthening of omnichannel trend there.

Another prominent B2C E commerce trend in the increasingly interconnected world is cross border shopping via the Internet. Online customers no longer limit their choice of retailers to local websites and look at overseas offers in search for better prices and product availability.

For instance, online shoppers in smaller markets, such as Ireland, Austria and Singapore, were especially likely to buy from overseas retailers in late 2015, according to the findings of the yStats.com. However, some of the large advanced online retail markets such as Japan, the USA saw the lowest cross-border online shopper penetration rates, but with double digit shares nonetheless.

On the global scale, cross border B2C E Commerce sales are predicted to grow rapidly through 2020, the report predicted. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

MEGlobal to build first ever US MEG plant

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) producer MEGlobal plans to construct a new...

Courtesy: Ulster Carpet

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

Ulster Carpets acquires Griffith Textile Machines

Northern Ireland based manufacturer of carpets, Ulster Carpets said...

Interviews View All

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search