New research reveals consumers value the physical experience over online
Shoppers remain unsold on buying online without having seen products physically, especially when it comes to big ticket and personal items like shoes.
According to new research from business intelligence research consultancy Future Thinking, although just under half of UK consumers (42%) buy online as a matter of course, we’re more likely to buy tablets and computers without having checked them out in a physical store than we are what we wear or use domestically.
Webrooming is the latest phenomenon impacting the online retail industry. In just the last year the majority of shoppers (78%) have participated in webrooming when they look up products online, but then choose to buy them in a physical store.
Getty Images, the world leader in visual communications, has launched its new global campaign“Millions of Images. Endless Possibilities”. Created by Brazilian agency AlmapBBDO, the campaign seeks to show the depth of Getty Images’ extensive collection of millions of images, and how through imagery, any idea can come to life. The concept features several famous faces [more…]
To test the theory that an addiction to tech and smartphones is the reason sex on holidays often does not live up to couples’ expectations, Durex has launched a social experiment. Durex invited real couples on the holiday of a lifetime as part of a filmed social experiment, devised and created by TMW Unlimited, dividing [more…]
It’s hard to imagine a world without Twitter, and more specifically, a world without people making jokes on Twitter.
The medium has become so ingrained in Internet culture that it has now leaked fully beyond the constraints of Twitter so that people who have never even used Twitter before are seeing tweets on Facebook, Instagram, or Tumblr almost daily.
The nurse approached him, smiling. "The labor is going great," she said. "Wouldn't you like to come in?" "Oh, no." The man shook his head.
The nurse returned to the mother's side, and the labor progressed smoothly. As the birth neared, the nurse returned to the man, now pacing frantically in the ball. "She's doing so well," she assured him. "Would, you like to at least come in and see her?"The man seemed to hesitate slightly, then shook his head again. "No, no, I couldn't do that." He jingled car keys in his sweaty palm and resumed his pacing.