Last updated on January 11, 2024

Aimee Millwood
Director of Content at Yotpo
April 27th, 2015

You’ve probably heard keeping a current customer is more cost-effective than trying to get a new one, but when it comes down to actual spend, just how much is customer loyalty worth? For this week’s data point, we set out to answer just that question.

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Customer loyalty data takeaways:

The data showed us you better be investing to improve customer retention, because returning customers really pay off.

  • Repeating shoppers have spent $356M during 2014 out of a total of $1.07B spent by customers during 2014, which is 33.3% of the overall spend.
  • Returning customers spend 2.92 times more than one-time shoppers.
  • 41 days — the average number of days between a returning shoppers’ purchases.