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Why They Buy: Online Retail Dynamics in Europe, Korea, and Around the Globe

FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumer spending represents anywhere from 60% to 70% of GDP in developed nations across the globe. As the global economy recovers from deep recession, understanding consumer attitudes in one of the fastest-growing retail sectors – online retailing – will be absolutely critical for businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, and regulators. From online shopping habits to consumer shopping attitudes, Global Information Inc (GII) is pleased to offer new market research reports that examine the dynamics of today's retail industry.


Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Dynamics in South Korea

South Korea is ranked as the seventh largest exporter in the world, with more than half of the country's GDP export-driven. The retail sector is expected to grow at a steady pace and Canadean expects total retail sales in the country to touch US $290.2 billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 5.16% during the forecast period. South Korea also has the highest internet penetration rate in the world and a dynamic communication services industry, which accounts for its status as one of Asia's fastest-growing online retail markets.

"Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Development in South Korea" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the online retail industry in South Korea. It provides the magnitude, growth, share, and dynamics of the online retail market in South Korea. It is an essential tool for companies active across South Korea's online retail value chain and for new companies considering entry into South Korea online retail market.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

Online Shopping Habits of Business Executives in Europe, 2012-2013

"Online Shopping Habits of Business Executives in Europe, 2012-2013" is a new report by Canadean that analyzes business executive trends in online retail and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2012-2013. The report analyzes the purchasing trends based on business executives buying behavior and also identifies the significance of websites and electronic devices used for online purchases. In addition, this report outlines the key products categories preferred by the business executives through mobile shopping.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

e-Retail in the UK | Verdict Channel Report

As consumers increasingly expect the convenience of shopping from anywhere at anytime the multichannel model is becoming a key element in retail. Understand how new technologies can be used in the market to enhance e-retail as well as pinpoint where the opportunities and threats are and how to manage these most effectively for your business.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

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