Infographic: How the 5 Senses Drive Luxury Purchasing Habits

Touch is most important to buyers who splurge

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It's no surprise that sensory experiences inform the way consumers purchase luxury goods. A new report from the Shullman Research Center dives into the nuances of sensory effects on purchases. "It's fascinating to me that 17 million adults ranked touch as their No. 1 sense and virtually half of these consumers—48 percent—reported that they bought a luxury in the past 12 months.

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