Fearful consumers abandoning online shopping baskets

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Consumer fears

According to Fresh Business Thinking, new research has found that online shoppers still have reservations about shopping online. Figures showed that nearly half (46%) of online shoppers feel frustrated by the security questions asked when making purchases on the internet. Over a third, 39%, abandoned online transactions because they thought they were being asked for too much personal information.

Further figures detailed that whilst respondents felt this way about online shopping, a huge percentage of them still shopped online (98%). This demonstrates a commitment to online shopping with retailers and sites consumers feel safe and secure with.

A SmartDebit representative explained, “The internet provides our clients with a huge target market and we are committed to ensuring our clients and their customers enjoy smooth payments in a safe and secure fashion.”

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