UK consumers: reasons for ordering from foreign online retailers 2017

This statistic illustrates the consumer reasons in the United Kingdom (UK) for ordering products in any category from foreign online retailers. According to a survey carried out by Hotukdeals in 2017, 60 percent of UK consumers ordered products from an online retailer based in another country because the price was good. About 32 percent of UK consumers stated that the retailer was the only one who sold the product. Only 2 percent of the surveyed consumers said they ordered products because they wanted to test the process.

Consumer motivations in the United Kingdom (UK) for ordering products from an online retailer based in another country 2017*

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Sources

Release date

2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 11-22, 2017

Number of respondents

1,495 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Base: ordered an item from a foreign online retailer

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "And for which reason did you order this item (regardless of the product category) from the online retailer based in another country?"

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