Reveals deeper insights on the evolving shopping patterns this year among the Bargain Hunters, Category Explorers, and ...
- 2021 India
Festive Seasonreport by InMobidecodes upcoming shopping trends across the nation.
- As per the report, 47% of festive shoppers fall in the Bargain Hunters segment, as they are unsure on the categories they plan to purchase and are primarily on the hunt for attractive offers, irrespective of category.
According to the report, 68% of the respondents plan to shop online this festive season, with 43% of Indians increasing their online shopping budgets this year, and parallelly, 39% decreasing their offline shopping budgets. Additionally, 1 in 3 respondents that hail from tier 2 and tier 3 cities claim to be first-time online shoppers.
Commenting on the growing importance of mobile in the festive shopping journey,
In India, the seasonal celebrations continue from the beginning of September to the end of the year, and the one thing that stays consistent throughout these four months is shopping. Almost 60% respondents in T-1, T-2, and T-3 cities plan to make purchases in the period before Dussehra, defining the peak timeline for their festive shopping.
The report also reveals deeper insights on the evolving shopping patterns this year among the Bargain Hunters, Category Explorers, and Brand Lovers segments.
- 47% of festive shoppers fall in the Bargain Hunters segment, as they are unsure on the categories they plan to purchase and are primarily on the hunt for attractive offers, irrespective of category.
- 39% of festive shoppers fall in the Category Explorers segment as they have decided the categories that they intend to shop in but are yet to finalize the exact brand or product. They are expected to spend 20% higher than last year.
- 14% are Brand Lovers as they have already made their decisions on the specific brands and the products that they will purchase. With focus on jewellery and home decor, brand lovers have the largest budgets of all the three segments.
“Over the past year, we have seen a diverse set of brands leverage InMobi’s shoppable mobile experiences and online to online/ offline commerce solutions to drive relevant engagement with connected consumers,” added Vasuta. “These solutions will play an even more significant role in the upcoming festive season as brands look to strengthen their online presence and drive growth.”