With searches for “clearance” spiking on Dec. 26, shoppers are likely looking to redeem gift cards, make returns and exchanges, find gifts for people they haven’t seen yet, or decide to “gift” themselves a little extra.

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60%

of smartphone users have contacted a business directly using the search results (e.g., “click to call” option).

86%

of people who continued to shop after Christmas week used Search for holiday-related shopping.

51%

of shoppers surveyed say they use Google to research a purchase they plan to make online .

59%

of shoppers surveyed say they use Google to research a purchase they plan to make in-store or online.

More than half of shoppers surveyed say they use Google to discover or find a new brand.