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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Study: More businesses pushing ad dollars social

Social media advertising is set to continue going up - with Facebook as one of the main winners. That is a key takeaway from new data out from Smartly.io, eTail, and WBR Insights with finds a great number of retailers, specifically already using social media to reach consumers. >>

Monday, January 20, 2020

Report: Social complaining more influential than praise

Over the holiday season, social media drove a lot of traffic, but many brands may still not be wholly prepared to interact with their customers in the way customers want via social media. That is a key takeaway from new data that shows that consumers interact differently with brands on different platforms. >>

Friday, January 03, 2020

Experts: Merchants to increase experience factor for shoppers

It's no secret that experience is key for many shoppers, both online and offline. And as merchants and brands push into 2020 they're bringing a focus on experience with them. Here's how experience will change both online and offline shopping in 2020. >>

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Forecast: Multicultural media spending to push $28b next year

Look for more ad dollars to go toward multicultural targets in 2020. That is a key takeaway from PQ Media's new US Multicultural Media Forecast. According to their experts revenues from multicultural media spending will increase just over 6% to reach $28.72 billion in 2020. That is the fastest growth rate for the market in nearly ten years. >>

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Trend: Look for ABM efforts to increase

New data out from ITSMA and the ABM Leadership Alliance indicates a surge in interest in account based marketing (ABM) efforts. According to the data about 21% of B2Bers plan to increase their spending in ABM over the next year. >>

Friday, December 13, 2019

Study: 1 in 4 fooled into counterfeit buys

While the increase in digital shopping is good for most merchants and brands, there is a downside: counterfeit. And, according to one new report, the amount of people fooled into buying counterfeit goods continues to grow. >>

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Expert: How social will impact holidays & beyond

About half of American shoppers will be influenced to buy something for the holidays because of an ad seen on social media. That's a key finding from Smartly.io's new report, which also found that over half of shoppers (57%) say social media is helpful to them in sourcing gift ideas. We're diving deeper into the report with Smartly.io's Robert Rothschild. >>

Monday, December 09, 2019

Reports: More people shopping, but more fraud, too

The 2019 holiday season is off to a fast-selling start, and despite the shortened time-frame between Thanksgiving and Christmas nearly half of shoppers surveyed for a new report say they haven't even begun shopping yet. >>

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Cyber Monday a hit with shoppers

Cyber Monday surpassed the $9 billion mark, with retailers and brands ringing up $9.4 billion in sales for the day. This continues the trend of shoppers increasing their spending for the holiday season this year; for the day, shoppers increased their spending nearly 20% YoY. >>

Friday, November 22, 2019

How YouTube is Opening the Door for Competitors like TikTok

As more consumers turn to social media to connect with family and friends, get the news, find product information, and even share their thoughts about products or services it makes sense the more players are appearing on the social landscape. And sites like TikTok, that are listening to their contributors, could begin making trouble for even long-standing hubs like YouTube. Here's what merchants and brands need to know: >>

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Studies connect social, mobile, buying

More and more consumers are turning to their mobile devices - and social media hubs - to find new products and even to make purchases. In fact about 80% of shoppers tell Leanplum they'll be shopping via mobile devices this holiday, and more than half of shoppers, according to Visenze, say they're specifically interested in using visual search to make purchase decisions. >>

Monday, November 18, 2019

Expert: How to use social to increase holiday conversions

With just over a week until Thanksgiving and the official kick-off to the holiday buying season, there is still time for merchants to make final tweaks to maximize holiday revenue. Especially on the social front. Here's how: >>

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Report: Fraud will cost brands, marketers during 2019 holidays

While more consumers will be shopping this holiday season, so will cyber criminals and their actions could cost merchants and brands. According to new data out from Arkose Labs fraud attacks increased about 30% during Q3 of 2019, and much of that increase came from fraudulent account registrations. >>

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Report: Lead-up to Black Friday important for holiday shoppers

New data from Cardlytics finds that the weeks leading up to Black Friday are especially important this holiday season. According to their new report more than one-third (40%) of holiday shopping is now happening in the lead-up to Black Friday. >>

Monday, November 04, 2019

Forecast: Global ad spend to push $1.3T in 2020

Look for a good-sized increase in advertising spending in the new year. That's the word from PQ Media's Global Advertising & Marketing Revenue Forecast, which predicts that the overall ad spend will increase nearly 5% to hit at least $1.3 trillion, with revenues from ads hitting at least $1.3 trillion by the end of 2019. >>

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