The Rapid Growth Of Tablet Shopping and Its Impact on E-Commerce

Over the past year tablets have grown to become one of the most popular devices on the market. The truth is tablets are paving the way for the future, and people are going to be using mobile tablets in increasing number as the years go on. As each year passes the amount of activity being conducted on the Internet is going to be through mobile tablets, the age of the desktop computer is withering away.

Most companies today are realizing that mobile tablets are growing as each year passes, and the vast majority of businesses use some type of application to market their business. Since everyone is on their mobile device already it only makes sense to market to people through applications. People have already begun making an increasing number of purchases through their tablet devices, and that year is expected to rise every year. Most of online purchases made last holiday season were done with tablet device. This means the e-commerce market is going to have to adapt and start catering towards interfaces that are catered to mobile tablets. Businesses that have online presences are going to have to make sure people can make purchases through tablet devices, or else their business is slowly going to see a decline in sales.

When people make purchases through tablet devices they are more likely to buy items on an impulse than if they were on a desktop computer. Since so many more people are acquiring tablet devices there is a greater chance for e-commerce businesses to grow. Just as long as businesses create interfaces that appeal to consumers who are using tablet devices then they can see their business generate more profits. Mobile tablets are even growing faster and are taking over the smart phones; keep that in mind because tablet devices are the future.

See more information and stats on mobile tablet shoppers in this infographic:

Infographic is provided by Miva Merchant. Learn more about the Miva Merchant e-commerce platform at

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