Sales of last-minute goods at the checkout are falling… because we’re too busy looking at our phones in the queue to notice them

 In International

Magazine bosses are blaming smartphones for a sharp decline in sales, but not for the reason you might expect.
While more consumers are choosing to get their news from web sites like MailOnline, circulation executives say the drop is down to digital devices distracting shoppers from picking up titles from checkout displays.
And they may just be right, for research published today shows shoppers are staying glued to their smartphones even as they browse the supermarket aisles.  Daily Mail (UK) – Read more…

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