A new Google-sponsored study from comScore Networks found that 25% of product-related searches resulted in purchases, with 63% occurring in brick and mortar retailers, compared with 37% from online merchants. The study has similar findings to a Yahoo-sponsored ComScore study in December 2004, which found that 92 percent of purchases related to consumer electronics occurred offline. Both ZDNet and Ad Week have more details on the study.
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