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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Survey reveals America's most relevant retailers

Which retailers are the most relevant in the U.S.? That's a question posed to consumers by Brodeur Partners. Read on to find out which retailers were voted the top 10. >>

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Harrods, eBay and Amazon now using Pinterest

The visual aspect of image-sharing social network Pinterest is attracting large online and offline retailers. This week, Pinterest buttons have been spotted on some eBay and Amazon websites and even luxury department store Harrods is putting the image-sharing network to good use. >>

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Brands: Apple, Hispanics may improve mobile performance

Apple and Google may be fighting to get the most mobile devices to consumers, but new data from Velti indicates that Apple is back on top. Collectively, Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices are leading in several mobile categories. That, according to new data from Velti, which indicates iOS platforms may be a good get for mobile marketers. >>

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Jivox launches Active Mobile Pages

A new release from Jivox could change the way brands look at mobile pages. The solution, called Active Mobile Pages (AMP) are mobile optimized landing pages targeted to smartphone users. The pages can be delivered to both iOS and Android smartphones. According to some experts more consumers will access the Internet via mobile than PC by 2015. >>

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

BlueKai, Datalogix partnership marries big data with behaviors

Big data has been making big headlines - but not in great ways - for a few weeks now. The biggest of the not-so-great headlines intimating that although there is much data available brands aren't using properly and are losing sales as a result. Enter a new partnership from BlueKai and Datalogix said to help brands take big data and create usable targeting models to improve online campaign performance. >>

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Webroot: Sharing passwords as risky as driving without seatbelt

When it comes to keeping your personal information private most Americans (94%) say online threats are as great or moreso than offline risks. That, according to a new report from Webroot, which correlates some online and offline threats. >>

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Almost half investigate brands after seeing them in online video

Investing in online video is no longer optional but is key to helping brands drive viewer engagement and improve visibility, according to the findings of a new Harris Interactive study for digital ad company Digitas. >>

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Failed delivery experience and rude drivers hamper e-commerce improvements in UK

A new report from solutions technology firm Micros looks at the final stage in the buying process - the delivery of goods - and finds that while overall improvements have been made there is still room for much improvement when it comes to failed deliveries. >>

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Three-quarters of small business owners report health problems due to stress at work

New research by insurer Hiscox USA suggests that small business owners should rest-up over Easter as three-quarters report physical and mental ailments as a direct result of stress at work. >>

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Study: Digi-couponers shop more, spend more

Brands: wondering why you should bother with digital coupons? Here's why: digital coupon clippers are shopping and buying more products than 'average' shoppers, finds new research. GfK Knowledge studied 200,000 households using digital coupons and found that these households shop more often and spend more per trip when compared with more than 2 million other shoppers. >>

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Email continues to out-do social to drive purchases

Email continues to be the most common way consumers receive digital messages from brands but, with the onslaught of social media, is it still the most effective? ExactTarget's recent research reveals some interesting behavior. >>

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Demandbase release personalizes web experience

Personalized experience is a phrase that has been buzzing around the online ad space for more than six months, but in 2012 brands are beginning to see results from that personalization. A new system from Demandbase should give online brands even more insight into how consumers are engaging and interacting with the web - by offering a more personalized experience. >>

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Tool allows shoppers to estimate pricing for home projects

A new tool may change the way shoppers enter into renovation projects for their home. From Redbeacon, the tool allows potential home renovation customers to estimate the cost of a project before entering into an agreement with a contractor or supplier. >>

Monday, April 02, 2012

Research: 69% consumers cut ties with companies that mishandle personal data

It's a no-brainer that companies that mishandle consumer data risk losing customers. New research from database marketing company Transactis reveals the extent of the potential damage. >>

Monday, April 02, 2012

Forecast: RTB to account for more video ad spending

Real time bidding (RTB) is becoming a growing force in display advertising, but a new forecast from Forrester and SpotXchange predicts it will soon become a force with online video as well. The forecast suggests RTB online video advertising will account for nearly 22% of all online video spending (US) by 2013. >>

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