Socia Media

Nearly a quarter of merchants are seeing positive ROI from their social media spend, with Facebook by far the most popular. YouTube has a place however as do Twitter and Snapchat. From their community, Buzzador report that Facebook is by-far the most popular social media channel with 90% of the Norwegians surveyed using it at least once a day, if not more regularly. Facebook has the biggest network with 3.3 million users. Snapchat, Instagram and Google+ also have substantial user-bases, with most users having accounts across multiple platforms.

Major Shopping Categories

Fashion is the most popular online retail sector in Norway, followed by media and home electronics. Travel is by-far the most popular vertical for purchases via a mobile device while apparel and electronics are showing signs of expansion. The key brands to watch, especially in the international space, are Amazon, CDon, eBay, and Zalando. CDon and Komple are particularly interesting brands worth investigating further.


5.2 million

Median Age:


Internet Use:

97.3% (7th)

Most Popular Social Network:

Facebook (3.4M users)