Australian online spending habits [Infographic]

Still not convinced that people will buy your products online? Still think retail stores are the future?

E-commerce in Australia, while still not at the levels of the worldwide leaders such as the USA, is truly significant.

  • On average Australians spend $600 per person, per year, online.
  • 86% of consumers will increase this spending in the coming years.
  • Australian’s will spend $10 Billion online in the next 5 years.
  • 62% of consumers have purchased goods online.
  • 95% of consumers research products online before making a purchase.
  • Over 65% of in store purchases are initiated online.

 


Source: http://engage.acma.gov.au/commsreport/e-commerce/


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James Richardson started his online career running online Sports Fan sites (Luckily none are still online today), with the pinnacle being a write up in the Sunday Herald Sun ‘Wired’ column.Running several successful online websites and businesses himself, he is well placed at understanding what your business needs.


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