BrandChannel — "Facebook Drives More Traffic to Retail, But Pinterest Users Spend More – Study"
While Facebook dominates in socially-driven shopping, Pinterest is driving the highest average spending per online shopping session.
RichRelevance, a specialist in dynamic e-commerce personalization for the world’s largest retailers, analyzed nearly 700 million shopping sessions to benchmark the performance of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest as drivers of traffic to retail sites.
“Every social network promises a new way of connecting consumers with retailers and brands,” stated Diane Kegley, CMO of RichRelevance, of the firm’s latest Shopping Insights report. “However, the big take-away from our research is that not all channels in the social space are created equal.”