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Monday, July 15, 2019

Reports: Look for strong BTS spending

Now that the US is halfway through the summer holidays, retailers and brands - and parents - are beginning to think about going back to school. And, according to one new report, the overall spend will reach nearly $28 billion. >>

Friday, July 12, 2019

Forecast: Strong ecomm growth a good indicator for Prime Day

With only a couple of days before Amazon's Prime Day - and other retailers' competing summer sales - Adobe has released data that suggests sales for the big events could be larger than expected. That because ecommerce growth, throughout the first half of 2019, has been quite strong. Q2 2019 saw 14% growth (YoY), and their experts believe double-digit growth will continue throughout the remainder of 2019. >>

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Top 3 tips for retailers to capitalize on summer sales

Amazon's Prime Day is only a couple of days away, big retailers including Walmart have announced plans for their own summer sales events, and back-to-school shopping is already gearing up. Here's how retailers can ensure they are ready for summer sales. >>

Friday, July 05, 2019

Expert: How customer service is impacting Prime Day performance

Consumers continue to log-on to Amazon, price-check with other retailers, and spend money on Prime Day. But, with the 2019 event around the corner, one expert believes it will be customer service that will rule Prime Day 2019, not just good deals. Here's why. >>

Monday, July 01, 2019

Prime Day announced, how merchants may fair

About one-third (32%) of Americans are now receiving at least 1 package from Amazon each week according to new Walker Sands data, and that trend is one reason some experts believe 2019's Prime Day - and Prime Day's going forward - could be the new Black Friday. >>

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Reports ID how travelers use mobile during trips

Books of maps, stopping at gas stations for directions. Printing specific directions from mapping sites. Over the years, travelers have used these options and more to get to their destinations. But, with the advent of mobile, many simply turn to their phones in a crunch. Just how has mobile impacted travel? >>

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Study: Shoppers won't wait for site-load

It has been a long-held belief that people will click away from sites with long load times. New data underlines this, especially for online shoppers. Researchers found that 90% of shoppers have left an ecommerce site because it loaded slowly and more than half (57%) have not only left, but bought from a competitor because of site loading issues. >>

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Expert: How data will impact the next 5 years

Data collection and analysis continues to become more important for business success, but consumers continue to worry about data breaches and how their private information is used, leaving many merchants and marketers wondering just what they can, could, or should do for their customers. We asked a digital expert how the data wars would change the digital space over the next few years. >>

Monday, June 24, 2019

Report: SMB owners taking on more responsibility

While there has been a boom in small businesses opening in the US over the past decade, a new report indicates these business owners are shouldering much of the responsibility. SMBs are also finding newer tech to be an implementational challenge. To cope, more SMB owners are shouldering more of the business responsibility. >>

Friday, June 21, 2019

How to create a strong SPO strategy

By 2020 programmatic ad spending is predicted to reach $100 billion. As this spend continues to increase so is the reliance on Supply Side Platforms (SSPs) for quality space and, according to one expert, why more brands must incorporate Supply Path Optimization. >>

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Reports: Disconnect between brands, shoppers on AR/VR

While more and more consumers are looking to tech to make their shopping simpler, many aren't convinced that merchants and brands can deliver for them. That isn't stopping brands and marketers from investing and trying out AR/VR options for consumers, though. Those are two key findings from research reports out this month. >>

Monday, June 17, 2019

Study indicates mobile not brand-safe

The mobile space could be a dangerous place for brands. That is a key takeaway from new DoubleVerify data. Researchers found that brand safety incidents can be as much as three times higher in apps than is other digital spaces. And, with more ad budgets pushing in to mobile, it could make mobile a dangerous place for brands and marketers. >>

Friday, June 14, 2019

Study: Personalization key for conversions

Relevance may top price and even loyalty status. That is a key takeaway from Avoinos' Consumer Expectations in 2019. Their researchers found that, when all other factors are equal, personalization - i.e. relevance - is what prompts them to buy. >>

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Report: Shoppers spending more online than in-store

On average, online shoppers are spending more per visit than in-store shoppers. That is a key takeaway from Shopify's latest State of Commerce report. According to their data, the average online shopping visit totals $75 while the average in-store shopping visit totals $62, with online storefronts seeing the bulk of these purchases (82%). >>

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Expert: How Apple's Sign-In feature could impact marketers

Apple's WWDC event is making waves around the digital space, from announcements about their new products to how they're updating existing offerings. One of those? The new "Sign In With Apple" feature. >>

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