June 24, 2014
What’s driving consumer confidence in 2012? What factors are your customers weighing before making a purchase decision? In an effort to understand what’s on consumers’ minds this year, Communispace asked members of their private online communities these very questions. Source
December 1, 2013
It’s easy to dismiss tablet computers as a passing fad, used only by hobbyists with time and money on their hands. But in reality, tablets are sweeping the nation—and, in many ways, totally re-inventing ecommerce. Here’s how the iPad has changed the way retailers think about the online shopping experience. Source
November 20, 2013
Even if you don’t own a smartphone, or aren’t interested in buying a tablet or e-reader anytime soon, you probably own a television, radio or other electronic. It’s tough living in the 21st century without having something that requires batteries, and then having to recharge or replace those batteries. Source
April 29, 2013
For some buying an island will only ever be a far off dream, but for others that dream can become a reality. Buying an island with limited access and less development in a lesser known area can make your island owning dreams a reality. For those with a bigger budget there are fully developed islands […]
April 15, 2013
Are you looking to make a special purchase but don’t want to buy at the wrong time? It is crucial to know when to buy something at the right time. This infographic acts as a purchasing calender and shows consumers when it is the best time to buy everything from bicycles to mattresses.
April 9, 2013
For savvy online shoppers, finding “free shipping” is like discovering buried treasure. But can shipping really be free? Someone has to pay that shipping charge, and if you’re experimenting with the phrase “free shipping” in your marketing plan, that someone is bound to be you. Source
March 8, 2013
With more and more South Africans coming online and becoming more comfortable using the medium for purchasing, the population is certainly becoming more web savvy and as a nation we’re adopting ecommerce very rapidly. Source
March 3, 2013
As much as we like numbers, we know buying is not only about numbers. There are several intangible factors that go into the buy or rent decision – distance to work, mobility, doing your own maintenance.
February 23, 2013
Is it better to buy or rent? The decision depends on many factors, most important of which are how fast prices and rent rise, as well as how long you stay living there.
February 10, 2013
Social games on Facebook, on other social networks, and in mobile apps are changing the image of the gamer in America. What’s more, the rise of these social games has given way to a boom in the buying of in-game virtual goods. We take a look at how we’re spending and what it means for […]
November 12, 2012
You know that making purchases using credit cards is expensive if you do not pay off your balance each month. Indeed, carrying a balance on your credit card is one of the biggest ways that people waste money each month. Source
September 21, 2012
The group buy phenomenon is hard to miss. As the economy continues to challenge consumers, shoppers are feeling recession fatigue. Consumers still want to spend and still want quality, just not at a high cost. Value – not to be confused with cheap product or low prices – has become exceedingly important. Value-driven group buys […]