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Mobile shopping to gain popularity - Bitkom survey

Tuesday 10 May 2016 | 14:42 CET | News
17 percent of smartphone users have shopped online, according to a recent Bitkom survey. Among those, 10 percent even buy online "very often" or "often" compared to 7 percent of do it "rather rarely" or "rarely". Young smartphone users tend do shop online more, for example for shoes or cosmetic products; one in five users between the age of 14 and 29 have used their phones for shopping. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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