UncategorizedJanuary 31, 2013

In-store Mobile Commerce During the 2012 Holiday Shopping Season

58% of cell owners used their phones for recommendations, reviews, or price comparisons in a physical store this holiday shopping season. Young adults and smartphone owners lead the way.

UncategorizedJanuary 30, 2012

The rise of in-store mobile commerce

During the holiday season, 25% of cell owners used their phone inside stores to gather price comparisons; 24% used them to look up online reviews.

UncategorizedDecember 14, 2011

Where people get information about restaurants and other local businesses

The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.

UncategorizedOctober 6, 2011

The new pathways to purchase in the world of networked consumers

Director Lee Rainie lectured at New York University about the impact of digital technologies on the ways that people get advertising and relate to corporations.

UncategorizedApril 5, 2011

Paying Up Online: An interview with Jim Jansen

An interview with Senior Fellow Jim Jansen, recorded at the “Buying & Selling EContent” Conference, about paying for online content. (With downloadable audio and transcript)

UncategorizedMarch 28, 2011

People Actually Do Pay for Online Content

On March 28, 2011, Senior Fellow Jim Jansen gave the opening keynote address at theBuying & Selling eContent 2011, held March 28-30 in Scottsdale, AR.

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2010

65% of internet users have paid for online content

65% of internet users have paid to access or download some kind of digital content. Music and software are the most common kinds of content purchased.

UncategorizedSeptember 29, 2010

Online Product Research

58% of Americans have researched a product or service online; 24% have posted comments or reviews online about the things they buy.

UncategorizedMay 22, 2009

Online Classifieds

The number of online adults who use classified ads websites, such as Craigslist, more than doubled from 2005 to 2009.

UncategorizedJanuary 10, 2009

Baby Boomers and the internet

This presentation contains data about how Baby Boomers use the internet. It charts the rise of broadband, wireless connections, and a variety of internet activities, including e-commerce.