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Top 3 reasons German consumers switch from an app to a mobile site when browsing, researching, or purchasing:
– To broaden my search (33%)
– I want to go directly to the source, e.g., brand sites, aggregators (33%)
– It’s easier to make a purchase (32%)

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


of German consumers do not need an app to be able to learn about, browse, and make purchases from a brand on their phone.

Searches for “grocery,” “pharmacy,” and “photo” apps related to specific retailers have grown 140% YoY.

Nearly 2/3 of smartphone users are more likely to purchase from companies whose mobile sites or apps customize information to their location.