Compared with eight years ago, online daters in 2013 are more likely to actually go out on dates with the people they meet on these sites.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
The second part is for actual dating services (this includes dating sites and dating apps).
However, it drops below 50 percent when shoppers are asked about, specifically, flexibility to choose delivery date; ability to choose a specified time of day for delivery of purchase; flexibility to reroute packages; and a green shipping option. Indeed, today’s online shoppers are looking for a variety of flexible options from retailers; 62 percent also want to buy items online and make returns in-store, and 44 percent want the ability to buy online and pick up their purchases in a store. Online shopping hit $2.29 billion in sales this past Cyber Monday. Digital interactions influence 36 cents of every dollar spent in the retail store, or approximately $1.1 trillion total. Eighty-four percent of store visitors use their mobile devices before or during a shopping trip.
Twenty-two percent of consumers spend more as a result of using digital; just over half of these shoppers report spending at least 25 percent more than they had intended.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.