How Shopping has Changed over the Years

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Today we take a look at how shopping has changed over the years and what are the latest trend in consumerism? What attracts the new age consumers? Rombus Packaging have pinpointed how our shopping habits have changed over the years, as well as what these changes might mean for current and future retailers.

Starting from the the rise of online shopping and spending, how everything and anything is bought online these days, their infographic then goes onto discuss the rise of the conscious consumer as well as new ways to shop such as the growth of subscription box services.

Millennials are the newest buyers with disposable income, so the infographic examines their shopping habits and what types of shopping venues they prefer. It’s not just that shopping has changed over the years, the type of consumer you’re looking to attract has also changed.

Did you know that 93% of a customer’s decision whilst buying a product is based on the visual appearance? Then texture is 6% and sound/smell is only 1%. What does the colour of your product and packaging say about your business and what type of consumer it will attract? The infographic reveals all:

What Shows is What Sells: How Shopping has Changed over the Years


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