We’re definitely onto the countdown to Christmas now, even if we’re determined to ignore it until after 1st December at Rose McGrory Towers!

This beautiful infographic from Lab42 shows the effect of social networks and ecommerce have had on our shopping habits. A whopping 66% of gifts will be bought online, and over 60% say they’ll be influenced by recommendations on social networks, particularly Facebook, when shopping.

If you’re a gift or luxury retailer, and your social media presence isn’t up to the job, it’s very clear you’ll be missing out.