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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Report: Half of online buys happen after an hour

When it comes to online shopping, consumers may choose it for the convenience factor, but they aren't necessarily in a hurry. That is one of the takeaways from Monetate's new Ecommerce Quarterly report for the first quarter of 2016. According to the research, less than half of online purchases are made within the first hour of online shopping. >>

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Expert: Why real time isn't fast enough

Real-time data and analysis was supposed to put brands in touch with data that was still relevant to the consumer. But, according to one expert, real-time isn't timely enough. Here's why. >>

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

What new crowdfunding rules mean for SMBs

Recently the SEC changed how small businesses can engage in fundraising through sites like Kickstarter, the key is a business's ability to tell their story well. One expert explains. >>

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Study IDs how retailers can compete with Amazon

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and many retailers are wondering just how big a chunk of their revenue online giants like Amazon will take. No surprise since nearly half (42%) of consumers recently surveyed said they would turn to Amazon to make gift purchases. >>

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Expert: Travel brands need responsive design

On average, US consumers are spending more than four hours per day on mobile devices, and about half of travelers (globally) are using mobile sites to either plan or book trips. But, according to one expert, travel brands are not making the most of their mobile presence. >>

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Poor advertising among travel brands hinders data collection

Personalization is key to providing great customer engagement and experience, but new research from data specialists Boxever reveals the travel industry is falling short. >>

Monday, June 27, 2016

Study: Still a disconnect between data, growth

The use of data analytics continues to be a challenging area for businesses. That's one key takeaway from the new 3Q Digital report, Modern Marketers: Addressing Today's Three Biggest Challenges to Growth. >>

Monday, June 27, 2016

Expert: How SMBs can be more productive

Working 9am to 5pm may be standard across the working world, it isn't standard for most small business owners, and that change in schedule can become a challenge. One expert offers four tips for better small business productivity - outside a 9-to-5 schedule. >>

Monday, June 27, 2016

Study: Transparency important to CPG buyers

When it comes to the food we eat and the beverages we drink, most of us want more transparency. And, despite that want, most of use (81%) have consumed a product within the past month that we did not recognize. Those are key takeaways from new Label Insight research. >>

Monday, June 27, 2016

Report finds 'last mile' issues continue to dismay consumers

According to the recently released findings of the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse 2016 Report 'last mile' issues continue to be a significant pain point for consumers. >>

Friday, June 24, 2016

Consumer satisfaction with mobile commerce falling

Despite mobile becoming an increasingly important part of ecommerce, new research has found that consumer satisfaction with the mobile experience has fallen over the past two years. >>

Friday, June 24, 2016

Ad Roundup: Partnerships underscore importance of connection

In today's advertising roundup, a series of new partnerships in the digital space underscore that the key to increasing revenue is still the connection between the merchant and the customer. >>

Friday, June 24, 2016

Study: Digital driving calls to businesses

Digital channels are driving more people to call businesses. That's the takeaway from new Invoca data which shows most (92%) of calls are now linked to digital channels. That is an increase of nearly 10% over 2014 numbers. >>

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Study: Blending omnichannel engaging to shoppers

Turns out the 'cool' factor for most shoppers is a blend of both digital and physical stores. That's the takeaway from new RichRelevance data which indicated more than three-quarters (79%) of consumers find the ability to scan products on mobile devices while in-store 'cool'. >>

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Expert: Brands not served by traditional location data

A recent study found location data was accurate to within about 30 meters, but one expert believes differently. He says brands are not being served by location data - here's why. >>

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