54% say they can compare prices, 51% say they have more choice, 46% say it's easier to search and buy

Top reasons to buy online

For the past eleven years, we've commissioned Delivery Matters research looking at the attitudes of online shoppers in the UK and around the globe.

This independent study provides insights into consumer attitudes and behaviours towards e-commerce and fulfilment.


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Find out about online shoppers' expectations in the UK and abroad.


Trust Royal Mail  

Year on year, Royal Mail continues to be the most trusted national delivery company.

Trust translates into sales: 2 in 3 online shoppers would be more likely to use a retailer if Royal Mail is delivering.

That's because Royal Mail delivers a service online shoppers trust.

Savvy shoppers looking for bargains

4 in 5 would prefer a range of delivery speeds


Amid the current political and economic uncertainty being experienced in the UK, shoppers are more motivated to search for greater choice and value for money. And our survey shows they’re finding it online. Digitally savvy shoppers are leaving the more traditional channels, playing online against in-store to find the best deals.

UK and International editions

Our 2019 Delivery Matters Christmas report is now available for you to download. You can also see our selection of sector reports as well as our international editions with more due later this year.

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