Mobile commerce reigns supreme

The UAE is far and away the most mobile-centric of all six countries we studied, with 65% of local shoppers using their smartphones at least once during their most recent retail journeys. This usage means that UAE shoppers are 55% more likely than the average consumer we surveyed to use their smartphones at any time and for any reason.

Online shopping: now in store

34% of in-store shoppers now use mobile phones to enhance their shopping experience. 

Embrace a friction-free future

Shopping is now 24/7: how can merchants deliver a seamless but secure experience?

Payment options: key to sales

Consumers are 63% more likely to shop with merchants that offer their preferred payment options.

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Currently available reports:

  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: U.S. Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: SMB Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: Australia Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: Brazil Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: U.K. Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: UAE Edition (PDF)
  • The 2022 Global Digital Shopping Index: Mexico Edition (PDF)

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Countries analysed in detail

13,114

Shoppers surveyed globally

3,100

Merchants who provided insights

Country reports: a world of data

US (April 2022)

In 2021, there was a rise of 34% in US merchants offering in-store pickup facilities.

Australia (June 2022)

In Australia there was a 47% annual increase in mobile shopping.

Brazil (June 2022)

Nearly two-thirds of Brazilian merchants now offer an in-store pickup option.

UK (July 2022)

UK shoppers are the least likely to use phones while shopping in store.

UAE (September 2022)

59% of UAE consumers use their phones while shopping in store.

Mexico (October 2022)

81% of Mexican merchants now offer voice-activated shopping.

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