Why do Indian shoppers buy online? Convenience, Discounts & Variety

Shoppers buy online because its more convenient and nearly all of them look for discounts and coupons before purchasing, according to a new report. The finding resonates with an earlier report that said that Indians are buying online for convenience and not just discounts.

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Convenience was listed as top reason for shopping online by 74% of the respondents; 95% of respondents look for discounts and coupons before purchasing , the report by coupons webite CouponRani, said the report by coupon website CouponRani.
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The report, based on an online survey of over 100 people also said that product diversity was the second most important reason cited by over 50% of respondents.CouponRani Survey 2

Besides coupons and deal sites, people search for coupons and offers on websites (74%), merchant sites(33%), Social Media (42%), Google Search (46%), Mobile (14%) and newspapers (16%).