Consumers Are Getting More Impatient About Delivery Times

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shopping cartMarketingCharts.com’s Maximum Acceptable Time for Free Shipping Deliveries Report (2017) shows that:

“the maximum delivery time that shoppers will accept in order to receive free shipping is on average is 4.5 days. That’s down a full day from 5.5 in a similar 2012 survey.”

and shares some other interesting data about free shipping too. Did you know that:

  • Almost 6 in 10 respondents say they browse for products based on their preferred shipping options?
  • 1 in 4 shoppers will buy from a retailer that offers free shipping even if it means making a purchase at a slightly higher price.

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