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BizReport : February 21, 2017 Archive

February 21, 2017 Archive

Ecommerce | February 21, 2017

Forecast: Retail to show steady growth through 2017

Although overall retail sales increased less than 1% in January 2017, experts at the National Retail Federation believe retail will show steady growth throughout the year. Researchers suggest retail will show between 3% and 4% growth YoY. >>

Email Marketing | February 21, 2017

Report: Mobile CTOs down YoY

More good news for mobile - according to new data out from Yes Lifecycle Marketing, mobile click-to-open (CTO) rates are down nearly 15% between Q4 2015 and Q4 2016; CTOs were also down more than 12% quarter to quarter. >>

Mobile Marketing | February 21, 2017

Report: Desktops still lead online spending

It's not secret than ecommerce led the way throughout the 2016 holiday shopping season, but while mobile devices had record breaking buying years, new data shows the desktop is still the leader in online commerce. >>

Ecommerce | February 21, 2017

98% of shoppers deterred by incomplete content in apps and websites

Physical retail stores put a lot of effort into their window and counter displays for good reason. They want to provide consumers with as much visual 'content' as possible. New research from Episerver reveals just how important a website's content is to persuading consumers to become customers. >>



Advertising | February 21, 2017

Video ad campaigns with subtitles outperform in brand awareness

Facebook recently announced that ads on the social network will auto play with sound on. However, new research shows that many people watch ads with the sound off, and that subtitles could be the way to increase engagement when consumers hit the mute button. >>

Search Marketing | February 21, 2017

Two-thirds of ad execs Google prospective employees

When hiring, have you Googled an applicant and made a decision based on what you found? You are not alone, according to research into hiring behaviors within the marketing industry. >>