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Returned parcel: Online shoppers demand sizing tools



E-commerce has become the new normal since the pandemic but brands need to fix the issue of returns when it comes to online shopping. 71% of consumers report that brands’ websites do not feature a sizing tool, a major reason for returns. MySize surveyed 1,000 individuals from the UK, US, Germany, Italy, and France, and collected their responses. The data revealed that 14% of Italian consumers, 10% of UK and German consumers, and 8% of French consumers often return a parcel. Besides the size issue, another reason for the return is bracketing. 33% of consumers admitted that they buy clothes and shoes in multiple sizes, intending to return the unfit ones. Online retailers and brands can minimise this return rate by introducing sizing tools to their websites.

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