What are People Really Buying Online?

What are people really buying online?

What people buy online differs substantially from what they buy in-store. According to a study by the US Census Bureau, not only are the bulk of sales still in-store, but virtually every category has more in-store purchases than online. There are, however, several categories in which online sales dominate each product marketplace. These include: books and magazines, clothing, and electronics. Below, we have broken down the sales for each category, to show the percentages of both online and in-store sales as a part of the total marketplace, as well as a comparison of the two in absolute terms.

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Great piece of emotional advertising

via northtemple – Great piece of emotional advert….


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Olympic Pictograms Through the Ages

Designer Steven Heller traces the evolution of the tiny symbols for each Olympic sport since their appearance in 1936.

I’ll be showing this in class on Monday…

via Olympic Pictograms Through the Ages – Video Feature – NYTimes.com.


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Skulls via Typography

Fraktur Skull
Fraktur Skull

Ross Elliott from London, UK wrote: “I thoroughly enjoy your blog, and would like to respectfully submit my work for inclusion on it. These two skulls are a part of a series made from the font Fette Fraktur. All characters are not modified and are simply rotated and scaled into position.”

Skull-A-Day: Fraktur Skull.


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This Sporting Life #15

Arnold

Muscle magazine journalist and one-time owner of the original Venice, CA Gold’s Gym, Ken Sprague, covers Arnold Schwarznegger’s training as Schwarznegger attempts to take a sixth consecutive Mr. Olympia title in 1975. He did.

via If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,There’d Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: This Sporting Life #15.


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Stop that, right now

I'm Sirius

Harry Potter and The Order of The Themed Post


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Lots of Snow!

Snowed under in the most epic way (somewhere in Switzerland):

Snowed In

via Dark Roasted Blend: Lots of Snow!.


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Best Warning Sign Ever

Big Scary Laser - Do not look into beam with remaining eye

Make: Online : Best warning sign ever.


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Google vs. Apple

Google vs. Apple

Google vs. Apple – GigaOM.


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Uh oh, something “fell off” the truck…

MahHeist

Beautiful CSS Animation

MacHeist ~ Uh oh… something “fell off” the truck… 5-finger discount time. 😉.


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