Social Media Australia: Retailer Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Australia: Retailer Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]

96 percent of millennials (aka, Gen Y) use at least one social network in Australia, and 74 percent of all consumers look to social media sites to guide their purchases, reveals new data.

Social media is becoming a powerful tool for online retailers down under. Four in 10 social media users have purchased an item online or in-store after sharing or marking it on Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest, and Australian digital brands have experienced a 357 percent overall increase in sales from social media traffic compared to last year.

Check the visual below for more statistics, facts and figures, which comes courtesy of Business Review Australia.

Social Media Australia: Retailer Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]

(Source: Business Review Australia.)