19% of Smartphone Owners Signed up for Text Alerts from a Brand during the Holidays Smartphone Owners Regular Phone Owners Download a general shopping application 17% 1% Download a specific retailer’s application 14% 1% Make a purchase on your mobile phone using the mobile Internet 18% 1% Make a purchase on your mobile phone using an application 16% 1% Sign up to receive text message alerts from a brand or product 19% 5% Scan a QR code or 2D barcode to get information 12% 1%
Mobile Comes in Handy for Pre-Shopping Smartphone Owners Regular Phone Owners Pre Post Pre Post Store shopping list 26% 40% 6% 9% Get alerts about sales 21% 40% 3% 8% Look for gift suggestions or ideas 17% 38% 2% 8%
While In the Store, Mobile Helps Consumers Connect & Get the Best Deal Smartphone Owners Regular Phone Owners Pre Post Pre Post Take pictures of products in the store 34% 53% 14% 19% Get someone’s opinion by sending a photo 25% 51% 11% 16% Find a product at another store 20% 45% 4% 7% Look for a better price on a product 29% 43% 5% 6% Find reviews of a product when you are in a store 23% 40% 3% 5% Use your mobile phone to scan a barcode in a store 19% 34% 2% 4%
Coupons & Purchasing Were Used More Than Expected Smartphone Owners Regular Phone Owners Pre Post Pre Post Use a coupon I receive on my mobile phone 20% 34% 4% 6% Look for a coupon on your mobile phone 19% 34% 3% 6% Purchase a product when you can’t get to the store or a computer 14% 36% 3% 5%
Essential Holiday Needs on Mobile (over Index) Smartphone Owners Taking pictures of activities/get togethers 2.2 Getting/sending directions 1.8 Getting someone’s opinion by sending a photo 1.6 Searching for nearby restaurants/food 1.5 Taking pictures of products in the store 1.3 Building shopping lists 1.1 Looking for a better price on a product 1.1 Essential Holiday Needs on Mobile (over Index) Regular Phone Owners Taking pictures of activities/get togethers 4.9 Taking pictures of products in the store 2.6 Getting someone’s opinion by sending a photo 2.0 Getting/sending directions 1.7 Looking for a better price on a product 1.1
Non-Essential Things to Have On Mobile During the Holiday For Everyone?
Barcode or QR code scanning
Check-in to a location
Most Smartphone Owners Give Passing Grades to Offerings on Mobile Smartphone owners who used these mobile features this holiday season
Grab Bag Data… Tidbits Around Advertising Recall, Upcoming Technology to Watch, and The Mix of Private/Public Usage
Mobile Relevant Ads Have The Most Staying Power
Most recalled brand/product last advertised on their phone?
How Are Consumers Splitting Their Time Between Public and Private Spheres on Mobile?
Most Important Aspect of Mobile Remains Communication What is the Most Important Mobile Feature to Their Lives Smartphone Owners Regular Phone Owners Making/receiving calls 40% 65% Texting with friends/family 28% 19% Internet at your fingertips 13% 3% Being able to connect through social networking on your mobile phone 6% 1% Watching videos 4% 0% Functional applications (banking, travel, etc.) 3% 0% Fun-focused applications (games, entertainment) 2% 0% Being able to get targeted information based on your location 2% 0% Getting coupons or deals when you are in the store 2% 0% Scanning barcodes for product information 0% 0%
Joy Liuzzo Senior Director (203) 252-7005 [email_address] Twitter: @jliuzzo Thank You!