Thursday, July 30, 2009

US Online Retailers Web Plans 2009

89% Are debuting sale pages on their sites
79% Have prioritized improving online checkout
73% Plan to add now filters to their product search functions
60% Plan to improve their home page
50% Plan to enhance product shots on site
41% Are evaluating brand new onsite search engines

*The State of Retailing Online 2009, Merchandising Report conducted by Forrester Research July 2009, Sample 117 retailers

Larson note: Did it take a recession for retailers to see that they needed to make some major changes to their online presence, or did they just not try to shop their own sites before?

Howard Larson
Larson & Associates
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