Do you just head to Amazon when you shop online?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Last year, retail heavyweight Amazon reportedly accounted for over a third of online spending in the UK Ė suggesting itís the first port of call for many, especially those who pay £79 a year for its Prime service (see Martinís Amazon Prime's commercial genius blog).

So we want to know if you still compare prices when shopping online, or whether you just head to Amazon out of habit?

Please select the option closest to your view, EXCLUDING GROCERIESÖ

Results

Iím male, under 35 and have Amazon Prime (828 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online494 votes (60%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)9 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online201 votes (24%)
I always compare prices when shopping online122 votes (15%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online2 votes (0%)
Iím female, under 35 and have Amazon Prime (465 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online258 votes (55%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)3 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online118 votes (25%)
I always compare prices when shopping online83 votes (18%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online3 votes (1%)
Iím male, under 35 and donít have Amazon Prime (452 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online102 votes (23%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)8 votes (2%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online159 votes (35%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle40 votes (9%)
I always compare prices when shopping online138 votes (31%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online5 votes (1%)
Iím female, under 35 and donít have Amazon Prime (360 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online70 votes (19%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)6 votes (2%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online149 votes (41%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle29 votes (8%)
I always compare prices when shopping online101 votes (28%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online5 votes (1%)
Iím male, 35 - 55 and have Amazon Prime (1160 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online601 votes (52%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)7 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online330 votes (28%)
I always compare prices when shopping online218 votes (19%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online4 votes (0%)
Iím female, 35 - 55 and have Amazon Prime (1129 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online634 votes (56%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)8 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online271 votes (24%)
I always compare prices when shopping online215 votes (19%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online1 votes (0%)
Iím male, 35 - 55 and donít have Amazon Prime (883 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online169 votes (19%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)10 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online304 votes (34%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle67 votes (8%)
I always compare prices when shopping online319 votes (36%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online14 votes (2%)
Iím female, 35 - 55 and donít have Amazon Prime (901 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online206 votes (23%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)28 votes (3%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online255 votes (28%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle75 votes (8%)
I always compare prices when shopping online318 votes (35%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online19 votes (2%)
Iím male, 55+ and have Amazon Prime (512 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online254 votes (50%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)2 votes (0%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online139 votes (27%)
I always compare prices when shopping online114 votes (22%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online3 votes (1%)
Iím female, 55+ and have Amazon Prime (560 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online251 votes (45%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)2 votes (0%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online166 votes (30%)
I always compare prices when shopping online139 votes (25%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online2 votes (0%)
Iím male, 55+ and donít have Amazon Prime (997 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online152 votes (15%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)14 votes (1%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online281 votes (28%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle80 votes (8%)
I always compare prices when shopping online444 votes (45%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online26 votes (3%)
Iím female, 55+ and donít have Amazon Prime (1139 votes)
I mostly just head straight to Amazon to shop online217 votes (19%)
I mostly head to the same retailer every time online (not Amazon)22 votes (2%)
I usually compare prices when shopping online299 votes (26%)
I usually compare prices online, but exclude Amazon on principle92 votes (8%)
I always compare prices when shopping online471 votes (41%)
I donít/rarely ever buy online38 votes (3%)

                   9,386 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.