Infographic: 22% of Americans Will Be Heavy Buyers of DTC Brands

The number of Americans buying direct-to-consumer will grow nearly 20% in next 5 years

Both DTC and legacy brands have to reinvent themselves, advises Diffusion.
Both DTC and legacy brands have to reinvent themselves, advises Diffusion. Carlos Monteiro

More shoppers will buy from direct-to-consumer brands. Purchases are expected to grow in the next few years as Americans cut down on traditional retail in favor of DTC companies—especially in health, wellness and beauty (35%). Diffusion’s annual Direct-to-Consumer Purchase Intent Index revealed consumers are still committed to buying from DTC brands, but maintaining their attention is more competitive than ever.

This story first appeared in the Nov. 25, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@koimtv ko.im@adweek.com Ko Im is the community editor at Adweek and co-host of Adweek's podcast Yeah, That's Probably an Ad.
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