Rieker
43% of Britons shop online while intoxicated
10.01.2012 2153

43% of Britons shop online while intoxicated

43% of Britons shop online while intoxicated. This is evidenced by the results of a Kelkoo poll conducted by The Daily Telegraph.

A quarter of the respondents admitted that they started shopping online only because they took alcohol, and a fifth of “drunk shoppers” cannot remember the next day what exactly they ordered in the online store.

Researchers note that most often when intoxicated, people buy clothes and shoes, as well as video games, films and books. One of the respondents admitted that he bought a drunk boat.

According to Kelkoo, most often “drunken purchases” are made from 23 until one in the morning. As The New York Times points out in an article on this phenomenon, eBay’s peak purchases are from 18: 30 to 22: 30 local time. The representative of the online store confirmed to the publication that there is a merit of “drunken purchases”.

According to ChannelAdvisor, which provides hundreds of resources for online trading, purchases peak at 20 hours, while the proportion of later purchases made from 21 hours to midnight is growing.

The publication cites the words of a psychiatrist, according to whom online shopping while intoxicated can be ruinous. Unlike “real” purchases, a drunk Internet user may not feel that he has bought too much and needs to stop.

The problem of “drunken purchases” exists not only on the net. So, in July 2011, a New York pet store located near the bars banned the sale of puppies to drunk visitors. According to the owners of the store, such people make purchases thoughtlessly. About it writes retailer.ru
 43% of Britons shop online while drunk. This is evidenced by the results of a Kelkoo survey, which leads The Daily ...
5
1
Rating
Euro Shoes Exhibition

Latest News

Vietnam COVID-19 outbreak could affect shoe exports

Stringent isolation measures to quell the COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam threaten to lead to a drop in footwear exports in the second half of 2021. Companies like Nike are already facing supply chain disruptions, writes ...
04.08.2021 48

Zalando continues to expand its operations in Eastern Europe

Germany's largest online platform for the sale of footwear, apparel and fashion accessories, Zalando, continues to expand into Eastern European markets. After the company entered the markets of Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia at the beginning of the year, today ...
04.08.2021 51

Crocs collaborates with Chinese brand Sankuanz

Crocs collaborated with the Chinese fashion brand, a regular at Fashion Weeks, Sankuanz to launch a collection of three unique pieces. It was created in the concept of Shoes for Shoes from ...
04.08.2021 59

In the first half of 2021, the number of purchases in traditional retail grew by 69%

According to analysts from Russian Standard Bank, who analyzed purchasing activity for cards of all banks in its acquiring network, by the end of the first half of 2021, the number of purchases in traditional retail increased by ...
03.08.2021 297

Ara Shoes changes the image and chooses the sport

German comfort footwear brand Ara Shoes has taken a landmark turn in design over the past year with a new line of sporty footwear. The new Energystep line is distinguished by bright colors, it is focused on more ...
03.08.2021 347
When you sign up, you will receive weekly news and articles about the shoe business on your e-mail.

To the beginning