More than 80% of the U.S. population, or a whopping 250,000,000 people, lives within 20 miles of a Starbucks. And over 30% of the U.S. population lives within a mile of one.
Daily Archives: October 12, 2012
Research on showrooming suggests that while only a fraction of shoppers use mobile phones in stores to compare prices, many do go home and check what competitors are charging online. A survey by retail consultancy AlixPartners this summer found that in the prior 12 months, 33% of respondents— and 43% of electronics buyers— bought something online after checking it out in a store first.