More kiwis going online to shop this Xmas

There's been a big increase in visits to cyber shops this year according to research company AC Nielsen.

There's been a big increase in visits to cyber shops this year according to research company AC Nielsen. Its NetRatings survey shows one -stop fashion shop, fashionnz takes the lead in visits with an increase of 9794 in October to 15,388 in November.

Flyingpig.co.nz also grew, climbing from 20,505 unique visitors in September

to 23,7999 in November.

Also helped by the Christmas spirit, greetings card site bluemountain.com saw New Zealand visitors climb from 29,731 in August to 39,822 in November. In the same period, egreetings.com visitors rose from 17,358 to 19,572.

ACNielsen's NetWatch for third quarter survey also found that 1,933,000 New Zealanders

now have access to the internet from any location. Of these, 13 percent, or 242,000, have made purchases online.

Top products they purchased were:

Books: 34 percent

Computer Software: 22 percent

Recorded music/CDs/videos: 18 percent

Travel Related Services: 14 percent

Clothing/ shoes: 9 percent

Computer Hardware: 8 percent

Other: 8 percent

Food/beverages: 4 percent

Household appliances: 4 percent

Flowers: 3 percent

Groceries: 2 percent

Toys: 2 percent

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