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Global social media ad spend jumps 19 per cent year-over-year, study
05-08-2022 | 16:46:55
Emplifi, the unified customer experience platform, revealed the findings of its Q2 2022 analysis of social media spend across thousands of brands worldwide.
Four emerging technologies that will impact digital advertising, Gartner
05-08-2022 | 16:36:54
There are four emerging technologies on the 2022 Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising that are expected to have a transformational impact on digital advertising: artificial intelligence (AI) for marketing, emotion AI, influence engineering, and generative AI.
Global cloud advertising market to reach $140 billion in 2026, report
04-08-2022 | 15:53:25
A public cloud advertising platform offers services in which multiple organizations share cloud advertising services where each organization's data and applications are inaccessible to others over the internet.
Marketing budgets have increased to 9.5% of overall company revenue in 2022, survey
04-08-2022 | 15:39:38
Marketing budgets have climbed to 9.5% of total company revenue in 2022, an increase from 6.4% in 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. While marketing budgets are increasing this year, they still lag pre-pandemic spending levels.
Advertising services market to reach $188 billion by 2026, report
03-08-2022 | 16:18:38
The advertising services market size is expected to grow by $188.92 billion during 2021-2026 according to the latest market research report by Technavio.
[eMarketer] Consumers trust YouTube most for finding, purchasing products
03-08-2022 | 16:00:00
That trust goes farther on YouTube in terms of driving sales. Some 45% of consumers are at least somewhat likely to shell out for a product via the video platform, 2 percentage points higher than for Facebook.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Marketing talent crisis slams the brakes on growth
03-08-2022 | 14:00:00
In what is creating jitters in the marketing industry, close to half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent.
Kantar and SINOMONITOR partner to improve access to TGI consumer insight data
02-08-2022 | 15:14:59
Kantar and SINOMONITOR have jointly announce a new data sharing partnership, aimed at helping their respective clients better understand their growth markets.
Content and commerce reveal potential of brand funded entertainment, study
02-08-2022 | 15:06:30
The Converging Worlds of Content + Commerce explores the emerging realm of brand-funded entertainment, and how this unique format can work in sync with various shopping options to optimize the consumer shopping experience.
[eMarketer] Amazon’s 100,000 job cuts reflect industry-wide adjustments to economic uncertainty
02-08-2022 | 14:16:00
Amazon shrank its staff by 100,000 last quarter, joining the ranks of Netflix and Google in an industry-wide adjustment to reduced profits, heightened inflation, and unprecedented pandemic growth, per Bloomberg.
[eMarketer] Half of millennials and Gen Z splash out on video games
01-08-2022 | 10:30:00
About half of internet users ages 10 to 41 spend money on video games worldwide, and younger users are more likely to cough up.
New research explores how DTC ecommerce brands measure performance and optimize ad spend
01-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Measured, the spend optimization platform for DTC advertisers, has released The State Of DTC Marketing Measurement, a new research report that explores how direct to consumer (DTC) marketers are navigating budget optimization and measurement challenges associated with ongoing upheaval in the advertising industry.
Global advertising agencies market to reach $553 billion by 2026, report
01-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Growth in the historic period resulted from strong economic growth in emerging markets, rise of globalization, rising penetration of e-commerce, rising advertisement expenditure and rapid development in technology.
Marketing facing worst-ever talent crisis, study
29-07-2022 | 08:24:10
Nearly half (48%) of all advertisers, agencies, ad tech companies and media owners think the industry is facing its “worst-ever crisis” when it comes to talent, topping off at 54% among agencies, according to new research from WFA and global media advisors MediaSense.
Global in-app advertising market to reach $343 billion by 2027, report
28-07-2022 | 09:44:30
Mobile app advertising refers to a monetizing strategy that enables advertisers to promote their products and services on smartphone applications.
Twitter rebounds from disastrous year, Google loses grip on search engines, study
27-07-2022 | 14:30:39
Users remain most satisfied with search engines and information despite a 1.3% dip to 75.
Kasi Insight and Creative VMLY&R partner to deliver data-driven marketing for brands
27-07-2022 | 14:23:07
To help businesses and brands accelerate their growth and win across the continent, Kasi Insight, Africa’s decision’s intelligence company and Creative VMLY&R Kenya, a marketing agency, have announced a new partnership to help brands win over consumers with smart and data driven marketing.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Measuring the value and worth of brands
27-07-2022 | 12:15:00
Brands continue to outsmart each other in the eyes of consumers as competition across social media, service delivery and sustainable practices heats up.
Matterkind releases report exploring diversity, equity and inclusion across advertising
26-07-2022 | 14:06:10
Matterkind, IPG’s activation intelligence company, has debuted a new report exploring how advertisers can embrace DEI to usher in a new era of responsible marketing and advertising.
Brands with responsible data practices rewarded by UK consumers with more purchase intent, study
21-07-2022 | 08:36:09
The lack of transparency, alongside control, were the main concerns for respondents – 58% don’t know how data is being used, and 75% don’t have control over their data.
Global esports market to reach $12.4 billion by 2030, report
21-07-2022 | 08:27:58
The increasing mobile usage in emerging countries, rising awareness regarding esports, and increasing popularity of video games are expected to fuel the market growth during the forecast period.
Agency rosters face ongoing reform and revamps, report
18-07-2022 | 12:10:00
Agency rosters are in an era of constant change, with the majority of multinational advertisers already changing or planning to reform current structures for working with external partners, according to new research from the WFA and The Observatory International.
[eMarketer] Smart TVs are the most popular CTV devices in the US
18-07-2022 | 12:00:00
Some 30% use Amazon Fire TV’s streaming sticks and boxes, while 28% use those of Roku.
Buyers willing to pay more for premium and trusted inventory, IAB Europe survey
15-07-2022 | 08:10:14
IAB Europe, the European-level industry association for the digital advertising and marketing ecosystem, has released results of a new survey, which surveyed buyers to identify their digital advertising quality concerns and understand their attitudes towards industry standards, and different types of inventory.
Global advertising spend to grow by 8.7 per cent in 2022, Dentsu forecast
14-07-2022 | 12:03:33
The twice-yearly report which combines data from close to 60 markets globally, anticipates US$738.5 billion will be spent globally in its July ‘reforecast’. 
The global marketing automation market to reach $5.84 billion in 2022, report
14-07-2022 | 11:41:09
When it comes to following up on leads and guiding potential clients through the conversion funnel, automation can save marketers a lot of time
Global ‘cancel culture’ putting UK marketing exports at risk warns CIM
12-07-2022 | 09:15:00
The research shows that the pandemic has impacted marketers’ confidence when working on international projects, with nearly half (48%) now finding it more difficult.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands train eyes on influencer advertising
07-07-2022 | 13:45:00
As smartphones and internet technologies become increasingly accessible, brands are training their eyes on influencer advertising that continues to gain traction. This is according to a recent report by Stockapps.
Brands will spend $27.5 billion on influencer advertising in 2022, report
07-07-2022 | 12:53:42
As smartphones and internet technologies become increasingly accessible in Africa, the continent has become a lucrative market for the eCommerce industry. According to the numbers presented by StockApps.com, the African eCommerce market will reach annual revenue of $46.1 billion by 2025.
In game advertising market to hit $17.6 billion globally by 2030, report
07-07-2022 | 12:43:12
As per the report, the global in-game advertising industry was pegged at $6.8 billion in 2021, and is expected to reach $17.6 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 11.0% from 2022 to 2030.
82% of Gen Z consumers use social media to find new brands, Smartly.io survey
06-07-2022 | 09:48:00
Smartly.io, the social advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, recently conducted two surveys to understand the role social media plays in how consumers connect and engage with brands and how the Gen Z mindset differs from the generations before it when it comes to interacting with social ads.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: The changing content consumption trends
29-06-2022 | 13:00:00
Content consumers are now paying more attention to advertisements when they are engaged in the content the ad is placed within.
Global online classified ad platform market to reach $16 billion in 2026, report
28-06-2022 | 08:00:00
The market is driven by growth in mobile classified advertising, the low cost of online advertising, and rapidly declining print advertising.
Customers invest in brands that are more culturally relevant, study
23-06-2022 | 09:58:26
New research conducted by MAGNA Media Trials, MAGNA’s proprietary research offering, in partnership with Twitter, quantifies the benefits and drivers of brand cultural relevance today.
[eMarketer] Digital audio takes up an increasing share of US digital media time
23-06-2022 | 09:02:35
Digital audio has been taking up more than an hour per day of US adults’ time since 2016, and 2022 will be another year of solid growth.
Yieldmo and Adform partner to help brands and agencies unlock value without cookies
20-06-2022 | 14:46:55
The partnership reflects Yieldmo’s continuing international expansion, particularly increasing its reach in Europe.
80% of consumers made a purchase after seeing an OOH ad in post-pandemic era, research
20-06-2022 | 14:41:51
OneScreen.ai, the marketplace provider for buying and selling out-of-home (OOH) advertising, has released new research citing 77% of consumers are noticing their physical surroundings more now than before the pandemic.
[eMarketer] TV ad prices to rise this year
20-06-2022 | 14:38:28
Nearly all (94%) of US linear ad impressions were served to just 55% of TV viewers in Q1 2022, according to Samba TV.
[eMarketer] Retailers bet on dedicated sales days to revitalize consumer demand
17-06-2022 | 09:48:53
As ecommerce sales begin to soften, retailers in the US and China are leaning on shopping events to spur consumer spending.
[eMarketer] PayPal plans growth by concentrating on the checkout experience
16-06-2022 | 09:36:15
PayPal users only choose PayPal Checkout about 50% of the time it's available to them—and PayPal thinks it can do better.
Connected TV advertising now the fastest growing video ad platform, report
15-06-2022 | 13:16:23
It focuses on how media, sports, and entertainment companies should respond to the post-COVID world, by both capitalizing on existing opportunities and transforming their business to remain attractive to consumers.
Media owners advertising revenues will grow above pre-COVID level in 2022, forecast
15-06-2022 | 13:11:00
Globally, media owners’ advertising revenues will grow by over 9.2% this year to nearly $828 billion, that is 32% above the pre-COVID level of 2019 according to MAGNA’s “Global Ad Forecast”
[eMarketer] Amazon to launch drone deliveries later this year
15-06-2022 | 10:25:45
Amazon plans to launch Prime Air drone deliveries in Lockeford, California, later this year, the company announced on its blog.
Global artificial intelligence in marketing market to reach $9.8 billion in 2022, report
14-06-2022 | 10:58:07
As the market dynamics impact the supply and demand curves, decision-makers aim to determine the best way to use various financial tools to stem various strategies for speeding the growth and reducing the risks.
[eMarketer] Advertisers are losing $1 billion on CTV ads that run while TVs are off
14-06-2022 | 10:49:16
Approximately 17% of all ads delivered through connected TV (CTV) devices like dongles or gaming consoles are playing while televisions are off, costing marketers $1 billion per year in wasted ad spend, according to a report from GroupM and iSpot.
PR salaries go up to help employees meet rising cost of living, PRCA Confidence Tracker
13-06-2022 | 17:10:52
More than two-thirds (67%) of PR agencies around the world are increasing salaries to help staff meet the rising cost of living, according to the latest PRCA ICCO Confidence Tracker research.
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: How Augmented Reality ads are influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions
10-06-2022 | 10:42:00
As technology evolves, brands world over continue to recognize and harness the power and capabilities of Augmented Reality (AR) Lenses, which allow consumers to enhance the world around them.
Balance between ads and content optimizes user attention, study
10-06-2022 | 08:36:14
Havas Media Group and Teads have unveiled “Project Trinity,” a collaborative research study on the drivers of user engagement in publisher environments.
[eMarketer] Google’s new smartwatch could take market share away from the Apple Watch
10-06-2022 | 08:02:22
Apple’s rise in Watch shipments coincides with US consumers’ heightened interest in digitally tracking their health information.
[eMarketer] YouTube is no longer a mostly mobile platform
09-06-2022 | 09:19:13
US adults are spending more time watching YouTube on connected TVs and less time watching it on mobile devices.
Augmented Reality ads influence consumers’ purchasing decisions, study
08-06-2022 | 09:12:34
The study aimed to uncover the true capabilities of AR ads (Lenses), as well as understand the role of AR ads in the consumer purchase journey.
[eMarketer] The US ad and PR industries lost 2,400 jobs in May, and more could be on the way
08-06-2022 | 08:17:31
Ad agency employment is still at a high, but last month’s downturn comes as the industry faces an uncertain economic outlook and adtech issues.
Global digital video content market to reach $391 billion by 2027, report
07-06-2022 | 10:14:32
Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, they are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries.
[eMarketer] China’s idling economy to slow down global smartphone market
06-06-2022 | 10:15:00
The economic downturn in China will be a factor in dragging down worldwide smartphone shipments in 2022. IDC’s latest forecast is pointing to a 3.5% global decline, per Bloomberg.
Highest-ranking apps on Google store have either black, red or white icons, study
06-06-2022 | 10:15:00
According to Data.ai, consumers spent $33 billion on mobile apps in the first quarter of 2022, the biggest ever amount. In just two years, that’s risen by 40%, although the pandemic-related surge in mobile growth is diminishing.
Havas Media Group partners with Lumen Research to measure and optimize attention at global scale
03-06-2022 | 09:12:23
Havas Media Group has announced a global partnership with Lumen Research that will create bespoke tools to plan, measure, buy and optimize attention.
New report by Kinesso helps brands navigate digital advertising disruption
02-06-2022 | 11:05:00
The study explores the challenges marketers are facing, where they are in their journey to find solutions, and the five best investments they can make right now – including identity solutions – to ensure their marketing is both effective for the brand and responsible to people.
[eMarketer] US smartphone in-app purchases to pass $40 billion mark this year
02-06-2022 | 11:00:00
US smartphone in-app purchase spending will hit $42.31 billion this year, up 13.0% over 2021. Growth will slow to the single digits over the next few years, and spending will pass the $50 billion mark in 2025.
Nielsen and TikTok collaborate to unlock global marketing insights
01-06-2022 | 08:18:00
TikTok’s program brings together leaders in media mix model marketing measurement to drive reporting consistency and quality for advertisers globally, allowing advertisers to gain more insights into the impact of marketing on the short-form video platform.
Advertising records double digit growth across all markets, study
01-06-2022 | 08:05:00
This exponential growth shows that the digital advertising market has truly bounced back from the challenges and impact of COVID-19.
[eMarketer] UK consumers shun physical wallets in favor of contactless and mobile payments
01-06-2022 | 08:02:00
More than three-quarters (77%) of consumers in the UK have swapped their physical wallets for mobile payments, according to Marqeta research.
Digital ad spend soars 41% to hit record high in 2021, report
30-05-2022 | 08:50:00
IAB UK’s Digital Adspend report for 2021, conducted with PwC, shows that the digital advertising market grew by 41% last year to a total of £23.5 billion.
[eMarketer] The top reasons consumers switch brands
30-05-2022 | 08:45:00
Consumers are driven by value more than anything else. About two-thirds of consumers worldwide who had switched brands in the past year were looking for better deals. More than half were seeking better product quality.
[eMarketer] Weakening ad market in China will still produce growth
27-05-2022 | 07:45:00
The country’s total media ad spending and digital media ad spending will expand this year by 9.2% and 11.5%, respectively, their lowest growth rates on record.
[eMarketer] Digital formats to drive Western Europe’s media ad spending
26-05-2022 | 08:00:00
Spending across digital ad formats, including display, search, and classified categories, will rise acutely this year. Across the region, display will boost its lead over search, aided by rising spending on video ads.
Marketing budgets have increased to 9.5 per cent of overall company revenue in 2022, survey
25-05-2022 | 09:17:18
Marketing budgets have climbed to 9.5% of total company revenue in 2022, an increase from 6.4% in 2021, according to Gartner, Inc. While marketing budgets are increasing this year, they still lag pre-pandemic spending levels.
Global gaming revenue to cross $200 billion in 2022, report
25-05-2022 | 09:02:46
According to the latest report on Global Gaming by Newzoo, the global gaming industry will earn $203.1Bn in revenues in 2022.
[eMarketer] Podcast listener diversity nearly matches the US population
24-05-2022 | 08:51:45
The racial breakdown of monthly podcast listeners is almost identical to the spread of the US population, according to new Edison Research data.
[eMarketer] The luxury retail market shows no signs of fading
23-05-2022 | 08:39:06
US consumer spending on luxury retail shows no sign of slowing, even as inflation and price increases cause many shoppers to trade down and cut back on discretionary purchases.
Streaming records double growth globally, report
20-05-2022 | 09:23:31
In mature markets like the US and Europe, viewers are upscreening from small devices to Smart TVs, setting the foundation for streaming to overtake linear TV on the big screen.
[eMarketer] Social media tops the charts for brands' confidence in measuring ROI
19-05-2022 | 08:15:00
Social media also ranks higher in brand marketers' perception of overall effectiveness than any other media channel, and they plan to reward the channel—some 65% of marketers plan to increase spending.
OOH delivers exceptional value compared to other ad mediums, survey
18-05-2022 | 08:08:00
The data proves that OOH provides an exceptional value compared to other mediums with much higher price tags, like TV and video, radio, and banner ads. 
25 per cent of Gen Z feel left out of beauty advertisements, research
17-05-2022 | 08:10:00
According to the latest research from Mintel, almost one in five (17%) US consumers feel left out of beauty advertisements, rising to a quarter (25%) of Gen Z consumers.
[eMarketer] Twitter sees gentle downward flight in US users but ad revenues rise
17-05-2022 | 08:05:00
Despite Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter takeover—which is now temporarily on hold, per Musk—eMarketer doesnt project any major changes in user count associated with executive leadership changes at this time.
Podcast advertising presents marketers with greater opportunities to increase ROI, report
16-05-2022 | 11:26:09
The latest edition highlights the significant growth in podcast audiences and content, and how brands and advertisers can utilize the medium to amplify reach and ROI.
Advertising-based video on demand to reach $70 billion in 2027, report
16-05-2022 | 11:13:18
US AVOD will grow by $19 billion to $31 billion by 2027 - remaining the largest country by far.
[eMarketer] US executives spot potential risks in AI
16-05-2022 | 07:18:22
In the US, 56% of executives believe AI technology comes with either significant or somewhat significant potential risk.
The digital out of home market to reach $55 billion by 2030, report
13-05-2022 | 08:22:32
Digital-out-of-home advertising is described as a marketing channel in which promotional media is dynamically and digitally presented in public outdoor places such as airports, subways, bus stops, commercial buildings, and so on.
Esports industry to bring in $1.4 billion In revenues in 2022, report
12-05-2022 | 12:06:57
This amount represents a 22% annual growth in the eSports industry.
[eMarketer] Spotify is the digital audio platform of choice in the US
12-05-2022 | 12:03:21
About two-thirds of the US population ages 12 and older listens to digital audio at least once per week, up 5 percentage points from 2021.
Podcast advertising effectiveness is soaring, survey
11-05-2022 | 09:35:41
Seventy five percent of podcast listeners were happy with the purchase they had made from podcast ads, a study from Voices has shown.
[eMarketer] TikTok to surpass YouTube in US
11-05-2022 | 08:58:07
Time spent scrolling through TikTok has been growing fast, and the app is notorious for pulling users in.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Making a case for carbon neutral advertising
10-05-2022 | 11:45:00
As companies target ways to minimize their carbon footprints and achieve climate goals and commitments, global programmatic brands and agencies are working on carbon neutral advertising campaigns.
[eMarketer] 3G phaseout could speed up transition to 5G
10-05-2022 | 09:10:30
3G networks, which were introduced in 2021, took cellphones beyond voice calls and text messages and into an era of wireless data, GPS, mobile apps, and mobile messaging
Veritonic launches audio-first attribution solution to measure ad performance across apps
09-05-2022 | 11:09:06
Veritonic, the industry’s comprehensive audio research and analytics platform, has launched its audio Attribution solution, helping brands track and measure audio ad performance across any app, hosting platform or listening device.
Europe’s social commerce industry to reach $4.2 billion by 2028, report
09-05-2022 | 11:03:20
The growing interaction of consumers with brands on social media platforms, coupled with shopping functionalities offered by Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok, have supported the rise of social commerce in Europe
Pandemic and inflation have changed consumer expectations of brands, UK marketers warn
09-05-2022 | 11:00:43
New research from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) reveals that the majority of marketers (59%) are finding it harder to predict the fast-changing consumer priorities following the pandemic, and this is causing concern over the future of the brands they represent.
[eMarketer] Meta faces Facebook’s real-world problems
09-05-2022 | 10:53:27
After its monumental rebranding and metaverse pivot, the company formerly known as Facebook was bullish on all things VR. Its enthusiasm was contagious
[eMarketer] Ecommerce isn't the saving grace Meta needs
06-05-2022 | 08:01:16
Still, the massive user bases of Meta’s social networks are seen as an ecommerce advantage.
[quantilope Research] Rising inflation creates barrier for more sustainable food shopping in UK and Germany
20-04-2022 | 16:08:00
Nearly three quarters of British and German consumers strongly agree that protecting the environment is one of the most important issues of our times and, as a result, want to shop more sustainably.
The global social media advertising market size to reach $262 billion by 2028, report
14-04-2022 | 09:03:16
The increasing popularity of digital advertising tools among various industries in recent years to offer information about their companies and products is accelerating the market growth.
Brands report a seven times return rate from advertising on Amazon, Feedvisor survey
14-04-2022 | 08:48:08
Feedvisor, the “AI-first” optimization and intelligence platform for brands and sellers on Amazon and e-marketplaces, has announced the highly anticipated results of its fourth annual brand survey.
[eMarketer] Has TV ad spending hit its peak in the US?
14-04-2022 | 08:15:49
This figure will not surpass $68 billion again for the next four years, with TV ad spend dropping to $64.94 billion in 2026 as its share of total media ad spend decreases as well.
[eMarketer] TikTok surpasses Snapchat as the favorite app of teens
13-04-2022 | 09:34:53
TikTok has supplanted Snapchat as the favorite social media app of US teens, with Facebook and Twitter lingering far behind, according to Piper Sandler’s “Taking Stock With Teens” survey.
[eMarketer] How retail can drive adoption of augmented reality
12-04-2022 | 09:23:00
Only 3% of US adults used AR regularly while shopping, although another 10% used it occasionally, according to a February 2022 Insider Intelligence survey conducted by Bizrate Insights.
[eMarketer] TikTok’s ad revenues climb as it gains on major digital ad players
11-04-2022 | 08:35:42
The app’s ad revenues will settle into a double-digit growth trajectory starting next year and top $11 billion in 2024.
Fitch Solutions ceases provision of products and services to customers based in Russia
05-04-2022 | 16:25:00
Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of data, research and analytics, announced it will cease the provision of its products and services to customers who are located in Russia in order to comply with European Union sanctions.
Global cloud advertising market size to reach $7.2 billion by 2027, report
01-04-2022 | 14:27:55
Cloud advertising solutions lay down the foundation for virtual advertising platforms on online and social media platforms for the effective advertisement of brands & services.
[eMarketer] Cryptocurrency is most popular among higher earners
25-03-2022 | 07:42:12
Gender plays a role as well—half of millennial men hold these digital currencies, while only one-fifth of women in that age group do so.
Streaming adoption grows in Europe despite quality and advertising challenges, Conviva report
24-03-2022 | 07:25:23
While Europe as a whole experienced a 20% increase in streaming viewership, Southern and Western Europe saw roughly double that growth with 44% and 34%, respectively.
[eMarketer] Amazon will capture nearly 40% of the US ecommerce market in 2022
24-03-2022 | 07:02:25
Altogether, the next 14 biggest digital retailers will make up just 31.0%, with the remaining 29.5% of the ecommerce pie going to everybody else.
Global ad investment to grow by 9.2 per cent in 2022, dentsu ad spend report
23-03-2022 | 14:54:32
The twice-yearly report which combines data from over 50 markets globally, anticipates $745 billion will be spent globally. 
[eMarketer] US in-store card users will be more than 90% of population by 2023
18-03-2022 | 06:20:04
US in-store payment card users will represent 91.0% of the population by 2023, with 68.6% being debit card users, 60.2% being credit card users, and 17.1% being prepaid card users.
Global contextual advertising market to reach $335.1 billion by 2026, report
14-03-2022 | 08:01:22
Activity-based advertising's biggest market share is attributable to an increasing count of Internet users.
Over 60 per cent of publishers expect revenue to increase in the post-third party cookie era, DoubleVerify study
10-03-2022 | 07:38:17
As the industry plans for a post-third party cookie advertising landscape, methods like contextual targeting and first party-data usage have taken main stage in strategic digital advertising conversations and initiatives.
In-app advertising to account for 56 per cent of digital ad spend In 2026, report
09-03-2022 | 07:47:23
With people spending more and more time on their phones, the digital advertising industry has witnessed massive growth in the past decade.
 86 percent of consumers will leave a brand they trusted after only two poor customer experiences, study
09-03-2022 | 07:38:55
Emplifi, the unified customer experience platform, has released its “11 key things consumers expect from their brand experiences today,” a new report offering deep insights into customer expectations for B2C brand experiences.
[eMarketer] Retailers look to membership programs to spur growth
08-03-2022 | 08:07:10
Amazon’s subscription revenue stands to continue to soar this year thanks to an increase in the cost of its Prime membership for US subscribers.
[eMarketer] Last-mile fulfillment is the latest priority for retailers
03-03-2022 | 07:08:00
Retailers are revamping their last-mile fulfillment strategies in an effort to meet consumer demand for rapid delivery and compete effectively with Amazon.
Surrounding ads with short-form native content leads to higher attention, MAGNA study
02-03-2022 | 08:03:16
MAGNA and Origin set out to try to understand if consumers are really processing the information they are given when served an ad, if they are engaged in the experience, what emotions they are feeling, and whether they are distracted or focused.
[eMarketer] What digitally savvy Gen Z consumers expect from brands
02-03-2022 | 07:31:00
For those who had been around digital for much of their lives, however, the suddenly crowded digital ecosystem became a smorgasbord for them to snack on.
Global digital OOH advertising industry to reach $33 billion by 2027, report
01-03-2022 | 08:19:36
Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
[eMarketer] Spotify will widen lead over Apple podcasts despite controversy
01-03-2022 | 08:03:54
Come 2025, Spotify’s lead will widen to 13.2 million, while Apple’s growth in the sector will all but stagnate.
[eMarketer] Brands step up efforts to reflect diversity in their products and spending
28-02-2022 | 15:44:25
Brands are waking up to opportunities to cater to communities of different races, backgrounds, and identities in their products and ad spending, with more work to be done.
Global digital advertising market to reach $1 billion by 2031, report
25-02-2022 | 08:10:35
The trend and outlook of global market is forecast in optimistic, balanced, and conservative view.
[eMarketer] Amazon’s grocery business experiences growing pains
24-02-2022 | 13:59:11
While its grocery ecommerce business remains strong, Amazon faces increased competition as retailers such as Walmart and Kroger ramp up their digital capabilities.
Over 35per cent of consumers have never heard of the Metaverse, Gartner marketing survey
23-02-2022 | 08:13:44
The survey finds that 58% of respondents have either heard of the metaverse but do not know what it means, or think they understand the metaverse but would struggle to explain it to someone else.
[eMarketer] Southeast Asia sees the fastest digital sales growth in the world
23-02-2022 | 07:43:37
Southeast Asia’s growth stands out even more, given that most other geographies will see only moderate increases this year.
[eMarketer] Walmart’s diverse portfolio allows it to maintain steady growth
22-02-2022 | 07:22:46
Walmart Inc. reported quarterly earnings and growth above analysts’ expectations as it managed to withstand inflationary pressures and higher costs, per a company release.
PRCA launches study to explore what’s next in Digital PR
18-02-2022 | 09:07:13
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched its ninth annual 2022 Digital PR Report examining the growth of digital PR and communications across all sectors.
[eMarketer] Luxury products US shoppers buy in-store
18-02-2022 | 08:56:00
Across almost all product categories, US luxury shoppers are far more likely to make purchases in-store than online. Physical retail has the widest lead in the food and beverage category, followed by watches and jewelry.
Volvo Trucks leads the electric truck market in Europe
16-02-2022 | 08:18:00
New statistics show that Volvo Trucks was the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe 2021 with a market share of 42%. In 2021 the company took orders, including letters of intent to buy, for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide.
AdLarge and Nielsen renew multi-year agreement for network audio measurement
16-02-2022 | 07:09:20
With this agreement, AdLarge continues its participation in RADAR®, the only Nielsen audio service that provides commercial ratings and is the best available forecast of a network’s audience delivery.
17 billion Super Bowl online ad views came from bots and fake users, CHEQ report
16-02-2022 | 07:00:15
After the biggest advertising day of the year, Go-to-Market Security company CHEQ has released data revealing that 17 billion Super Bowl ad views came from bots and fake users on social media.
Global TV advertising market to reach $95.98 billion in 2022, report
11-02-2022 | 09:38:57
The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures.
ViacomCBS and EU40 join forces to initiate change with diversity and inclusion event
11-02-2022 | 09:34:14
ViacomCBS, Government Affairs and EU40, the Network of young Members of the European Parliament will host "Reflecting me: How can the AV sector support the EU’s diversity and inclusion agenda?”
[eMarketer] Digital brokers expand offerings to revive retail investor buzz
11-02-2022 | 09:30:50
Feeling the squeeze from dwindling retail investor activity, digital brokers are branching out to keep customers engaged.
Kite Hill PR named PR agency of record for PROTEUS
10-02-2022 | 15:30:41
Kite Hill’s PR approach for PROTEUS™ includes earned media and mission-driven strategies, which will aim to garner a pipeline of partner deals and technology advancements.
[eMarketer] Amazon has a larger advertising business than YouTube
08-02-2022 | 07:01:49
The business is larger than YouTube’s ad business, which grew 46% to $28.85 billion last year, per a filing from parent company Alphabet.
New report reveals commercial media usage similarities across generations
07-02-2022 | 10:15:00
According to the report, this convergence is driven by the fact that 16-34s appear to have reached peak digital penetration and patterns of consumption are levelling out.
[eMarketer] Google’s massive ad growth fueled by retail spending
04-02-2022 | 08:02:26
With the massive boom in online shopping over the pandemic, the retail industry’s importance in the digital ad market has rapidly increased.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Influencer marketing trends that will shape 2022
02-02-2022 | 12:45:00
This comes as advertisement and social media penetration and spend continue to record impressive growth with latest projections showing an even rosier future.
Kantar’s Profiles Division achieves global ISO 20252 re-certification
01-02-2022 | 08:02:01
Kantar, the global data-driven analytics and brand consulting company,  has achieved ISO 20252 re-certification globally for healthcare market research and panel management.
Social media users now equivalent to 58 percent of the world’s total population, Hootsuite report
28-01-2022 | 08:44:00
With many countries around the globe reentering lockdown restrictions due to the Omicron variant, Digital 2022 shows the growth of social media users continuing to trend upwards.
Global advertising agencies market to reach $553 billion in 2026, report
28-01-2022 | 08:32:00
Major players in the advertising agencies market are Caveni Digital Solutions, Socialiency Advertising, Tegra, BrandBurp Digital, Plan Z, Titan SEO Group, Breakneck Creative, Thevisiontech, Dentsu Inc., WPP PLC and Omnicom Group Inc.
[eMarketer] Swelling returns force retailers to rethink the shopping experience
28-01-2022 | 07:59:05
US consumers are on track to return more than $761 billion in goods purchased in 2021, per a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Appriss Retail.
Nielsen joins Wharton Customer Analytics Corporate Programme
27-01-2022 | 07:55:52
Wharton Customer Analytics (WCA) has welcomed Nielsen, a global player in audience insights, data, and analytics, as its newest corporate contributor.
Digital advertisement market to reach $ 626 billion by 2026, report
26-01-2022 | 07:23:33
Thanks to rising internet penetration rates and the ever-expanding popularity of digital platforms around the world, digital advertising has grown to become one of the most important forms of advertising.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Gen Z and Millennial social media users power global social commerce industry
25-01-2022 | 10:14:56
This growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025.
UK companies revise marketing budgets up but Omicron slows growth
25-01-2022 | 07:23:27
UK companies revised their total marketing budgets up in the fourth quarter of 2021, marking a third successive quarter of expansion, reveals the IPA Bellwether Report.
Shopping on Social Media platforms to reach $1.2 trillion globally by 2025, Accenture study
21-01-2022 | 06:10:00
Growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025. 
[eMarketer] China’s digital grocery sales to reach nearly $200 billion in 2022
21-01-2022 | 06:02:00
China’s grocery ecommerce sales were expected to grow 24.6% in 2021 and reach $198.70 billion (RMB 1.36 trillion).
Average UK PR agency spends £11K on pitching every year, research
20-01-2022 | 08:13:59
A new study of senior agency professionals has found that the average agency undertakes 27 pitches to win new contracts every year, with 62 hours spent on average per pitch.
Content marketing market to grow by $418 billion from 2020 to 2025, Technavio report
19-01-2022 | 07:54:36
The use of AI with social media management software is one of the major trends supporting the content marketing market.
In-game advertising market size to grow by $3.54 billion, Technavio report
18-01-2022 | 07:16:32
The global in-game advertising market is concentrated and the vendors are deploying different strategies such as extensively investing in joint ventures and acquisitions for capturing major shares and expanding their presence globally to compete in the market. 
Kantar acquires MindIT Artificial Intelligence to advance vision for consumer goods revenue management solutions
18-01-2022 | 07:09:01
Kantar, the global data-driven analytics and brand consulting company, has announced the acquisition of all software intellectual property (IP) and the development team from MindIT, the Bologna, Italy-based artificial intelligence (AI) company.
51% of marketers dedicate half or more of marketing budgets to social media ads, report
12-01-2022 | 06:58:00
Smartly.io, the social advertising automation platform for creative and performance marketers, has announced new research outlining how changes resulting from the global pandemic will impact ad spend and strategies on social media platforms in 2022.
[eMarketer] Apple App Store devevelpers earned $60 billion in 2021 despite growing antitrust scrutiny
12-01-2022 | 06:15:27
Apple reported that it has paid out more than $260 billion to app developers since its App Store opened in 2008. Apple’s developers were paid at least $60 billion in 2021.
Nike is the world's most valuable apparel brand, research
07-01-2022 | 07:17:31
Nike has ended 2021 as the most valuable apparel firm globally. According to data presented by FinancePR.com, the global outfit achieved a $30.44 billion valuation in 2021.
Data and tech company Numerator acquires HatchTank, adding mobile qualitative survey capabilities
06-01-2022 | 08:10:40
Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has acquired HatchTank, a tech-enabled mobile qualitative survey company.
The global in-game advertising market to reach $13.9 million by 2028, report
06-01-2022 | 08:03:47
The key factor fueling the growth of the global in-game advertising market is a significant rise in the adoption of mobile games across the globe.
Sixty percent of global consumers are frustrated with navigating content on streaming video services, Accenture report
04-01-2022 | 08:13:44
Three-in-five subscribers to multiple streaming services expressed frustration with their viewing experiences, according to a new report from Accenture.
[eMarketer] Retail media networks hit their stride in 2021
04-01-2022 | 07:46:18
2021 was the year that marketers fully embraced retail media networks—and the year that retailers fully embraced their role as advertising platforms.
Global outdoor advertising market to reach $58.80 billion in 2025, report
03-01-2022 | 07:05:00
Factors such as a booming tourism industry, growing programmatic digital display Ad spending, increasing urban populace, accelerating economic growth and improving consumer confidence are expected to drive the market.
The global marketing automation software market to reach $$11.46 billion in 2027, report
23-12-2021 | 07:36:00
Owing to the increasing significance of marketing in generating sales and customer retention, marketing services are witnessing a rise in their spending.
Marketers’ digital skills stagnated and declined during the pandemic, CIM study
23-12-2021 | 07:17:03
New research published by the training body Target Internet, in association with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), reveals that digital marketing skills have stagnated or declined during the pandemic.
[eMarketer] Consumers to make sustainability a business imperative in 2022
22-12-2021 | 06:25:29
Consumer concerns about climate change reached a tipping point in 2021, and emarketer says it expect calls for action to grow louder in 2022.
Holiday advertising fraud on the rise, DoubleVerify data
17-12-2021 | 07:53:00
DV analyzes over two billion ad impressions per day, identifying comprehensive fraud and sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) from hijacked devices to bot-based fraud and injected ads.
[eMarketer] Hulu dominates connected TV ad spend
17-12-2021 | 07:24:33
Hulu reported $2.1 billion in ad revenue for the year that ended in September 2021, per a new report by Kantar.
[eMarketer] Two-thirds of UK consumers now aware of cryptocurrencies
16-12-2021 | 07:47:18
Further trends in the survey data augur continued growth in crypto ownership in the UK, given the high proportion of new investors and high engagement among investors.
 Dynata acquires Ameritest adding creative testing capabilities to advertising solutions
14-12-2021 | 13:10:00
Dynata, the global first-party data platform for insights, activation and measurement, has announced it has acquired Ameritest, a brand and advertising research consultancy.
MSL study reveals racial pay gap in influencer marketing
14-12-2021 | 13:05:00
According to the research, the racial pay gap between white and BIPOC influencers (Black, Indigenous & People of Color) is 29%.
Out Of Home Advertising up 38% in third quarter of 2021, report
14-12-2021 | 13:00:00
Digital OOH is leading the overall OOH recovery, and the segment jumped 56 percent compared to Q3 2020. Year-to-date, OOH ad revenue totals $5.1 billion which is an increase of 10 percent over 2020.
[eMarketer] Ethical AI movement aims for more accountability to decrease algorithmic bias
14-12-2021 | 12:45:00
Employers must now also tell job applicants living in New York when AI plays a role in getting hired or promoted.
[eMarketer] Direct-to-consumer brands diversify consumer experience to disrupt the retail industry
10-12-2021 | 07:06:00
According to eMarketer’s forecast, US direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce sales will reach $151.20 billion in 2022, an increase of 16.9% compared to this year.
TikTok reaches 1 billion users in 5 years to be the second-fastest social media app, study
09-12-2021 | 07:07:42
 In the second half of 2021, TikTok boasted that it joined the elite clube of social media applications to reach one billion active users.
Global ad market reaches new heights, exceeds pre-Covid levels, Magna report
08-12-2021 | 07:23:09
The global economy has recovered in-line with expectations (GDP +5.9% vs +6.4% expected in April) and, in most markets, so has marketing activity and advertising spending according to the latest Magna report.
Companies worldwide could face customer backlash if they fail to take action on climate change, study
07-12-2021 | 11:10:01
New global research shows, in the next 12 months; 59% of consumers worldwide intend to start boycotting brands who don’t take action on climate change.
[eMarketer] How consumers’ online reviews are shaping are the future of healthcare
06-12-2021 | 12:00:00
Consumers are increasingly shopping online for healthcare services—especially when it comes to choosing providers, according to new research released by Press Ganey.
[eMarketer] LinkedIn adds Hindi language to reach half a billion Indian users
03-12-2021 | 10:55:06
LinkedIn is rolling out support for Hindi, a language spoken or understood by more than 600 million people globally, per Insider.
UK marketing industry emerges stronger from pandemic after reskilling boost, CIM report
01-12-2021 | 14:03:27
The latest findings echo the emphasis the Government’s Autumn budget placed on skills, with a £3bn investment in personal development to help the UK economy recover from the pandemic.
[eMarketer] Italy fines Amazon, Apple $338 million for anticompetitive sales of Beats headphones
30-11-2021 | 14:59:51
The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) has charged online retailer Amazon and Apple $228 million as a result of its antitrust investigation involving the reselling of Beats products, per Engadget.
Essence unveils report to assist brands unlock potential of social commerce
29-11-2021 | 11:40:00
Essence has unveiled its first-ever social commerce report, which investigates the rapidly growing trend of consumers buying products and services directly on social platforms. 
Nielsen transforms linear TV measurement with new individual commercial metrics
29-11-2021 | 11:35:00
Nielsen has announced that it will enhance its National television measurement by measuring viewing in a more precise manner, allowing for a future where audience estimates are based on individual ads rather than commercial minutes.
[eMarketer] Amazon dominates the fast-emerging retail media ad market
26-11-2021 | 11:48:17
Amazon’s quiet ascendance to the digital advertising elite has spawned the now fast-emerging trend of retail media advertising.
[eMarketer] Trends disrupting the UK retail landscape
25-11-2021 | 14:14:32
The UK is one of the world’s most mature retail ecommerce markets: This year, 36.3% of total UK retail sales will be digital sales, a share second only to that of China.
[eMarketer] Nielsen announces major changes to improve TV audience measurement
24-11-2021 | 15:02:54
Nielsen has announced that it would overhaul its measurement process to focus on providing audience estimates based on individual ads rather than overall commercial minutes.
Global digital advertising market to reach $764 billion by 2025, research
19-11-2021 | 12:43:53
Growth in the historic period resulted from strong economic growth in emerging markets, increased internet penetration, government initiatives in developing economies and rising penetration of e-commerce.
Social Media is an effective amplifier of Out of Home Advertising campaigns, research
18-11-2021 | 17:12:00
More than two-thirds (67%) of Gen Z and Millennial consumers recall seeing out of home advertising on social media, and the vast majority – 91 percent of Gen Zers and 82 percent of Millennials – say they would reshare OOH ads on social.
TİAK Board retains Kantar and expands Turkey TV audience measurement service
17-11-2021 | 11:04:44
Kantar’s integrated technology, built to measure viewing across all screens, will be installed across the panel in Turkey.
Number of marketers set to use sales data to triple next year, study
12-11-2021 | 15:08:00
New consumer shopping habits have marketers turning to sales data to better connect consumer behavior to sales, according to a new study by The Trade Desk.
Global ad spend on Facebook and Instagram on an upward trend in 2021, report
10-11-2021 | 13:12:55
Emplifi, the unified customer experience platform, has released its “State of Social Media and CX” report for Q3 2021, offering key insights on social media ad results, organic social media brand efforts, and CX trends.
Marketing leaders believe digital commerce will be the most important sales channel in the next two years, Gartner survey
09-11-2021 | 15:53:00
Eighty-six percent of marketing leaders report that digital commerce will be the most important route to market for their organizations in the next two years, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. 
[eMarketer] Shopify bets on new features to capture cross-border ecommerce market
04-11-2021 | 12:06:20
In September, Shopify announced a global ecommerce hub for merchants called Shopify Markets and added B2B features to premium platform Shopify Plus last month.
Interactive Advertising Bureau announces two executive appointments
03-11-2021 | 10:50:00
Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the digital media and marketing trade association, has announced that Libby Morgan has been named SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, and Sheila Buckley has joined as IAB's Executive in Residence.
UK advertising spend set to surpass £29 billion in 2021, report
02-11-2021 | 12:55:32
The latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report forecasts UK ad spend will grow by 24.8% this year, reaching a total of £29.3 billion.
Global mobile advertising market to reach of $724 billion by 2026, report
29-10-2021 | 14:38:28
The mobile advertising market is evaluated at $180.610 billion for the year 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.95% to reach a market size of $724.460 billion by the year 2026 according to a recent report by Research and Markets.
[eMarketer] China's ecommerce channel ad spending to double that of US in 2021
29-10-2021 | 14:18:14
As retail ecommerce sales in China are expected to reach $2.564 trillion in 2021 and continue to grow by double digits through 2023, advertisers will increasingly shift their attention to the vast potential of that market.
Influencers are the single most important online purchase driver for Gen Z adults, LTK study
26-10-2021 | 10:01:48
The purchasing power of digitally native, influencer-savvy Generation Z continues to be one of the most important and talked about factors for strategic digital marketers worldwide.
Global cloud advertising market to reach $6.7 billion by 2026, report
22-10-2021 | 14:51:08
Marketing has evolved to a great extent in the past decade; new forms of marketing have taken over with continuously upgrading tools. Marketers can target the specific customer they want from the comfort of their homes.
Global PR industry poised for return of international travel, study
22-10-2021 | 14:42:19
Almost half (44%) of PR professionals around the world plan to resume international business travel in the next six months, according to new research published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO).
[eMarketer] Global smartphone market dip on shortages
22-10-2021 | 14:40:17
Global smartphone shipments slipped 6% in Q3 2021, per Canalys—and market dynamics are shifting as vendors navigate component shortages and struggle to meet demand.
[eMarketer] Walmart bets on SMS shopping
21-10-2021 | 15:57:00
Walmart is testing an SMS-assisted ecommerce tool called “Walmart Text to Shop,” in an expansion of its conversational commerce functionality, the company recently announced.
Kantar appoints Andy Doyle to Chief People Officer position
20-10-2021 | 16:10:21
Kantar, the world’s data-driven analytics and brand consulting company, has announced the appointment of Andy Doyle to the position of Chief People Officer.
[eMarketer] The consumer VR market enters new era of competitiveness
19-10-2021 | 15:46:06
Consumer VR headsets are poised to enter a new phase of competitiveness with an increasing emphasis on supplemental metaverse platforms.
 [eMarketer] Fintech adoption in US on a meteoric rise
18-10-2021 | 12:30:00
The percentage of US consumers using technology to manage their finances jumped from 58% last year to 88% this year, per a Plaid survey. The online survey was conducted from July 6-20, 2021 among 2,000 US adults.
[eMarketer] How shopping festivals are shaping commerce in Southeast Asia
12-10-2021 | 16:35:43
Since Alibaba held its first Singles’ Day in 2009, the event has grown into a weekslong shopping extravaganza stretching across various platforms.
[eMarketer] Mobile advertising is still king
01-10-2021 | 14:00:00
Mobile advertising is by far the preferred destination for digital ad spending in the US, just as it is everywhere else. However, mobile’s ever-accelerating domination of the digital ad market appears to finally be leveling off.
NielsenIQ enters into two acquisition agreements to strengthen its omnichannel solution
29-09-2021 | 15:02:00
NielsenIQ, the industry player in global measurement and data analytics, has announced two key acquisition agreements --Data Impact and Rakuten Intelligence.
[eMarketer] Twitter embraces bitcoin to boost engagement
28-09-2021 | 17:03:33
First launched in May, Twitter’s Tip Jar lets users send fiat money and now also Bitcoin via third-party payment services, like PayPal, Cash App, Venmo, and more. Twitter does not earn any revenues, but the third-party firms may charge transaction fees.
Reprise Commerce Canada looks at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
27-09-2021 | 13:00:00
Reprise Commerce Canada has looked at how eCommerce and Amazon impacts a brand’s media strategy and profitability
52 per cent of consumers find gift inspiration from Social Media ads, Smartly.io survey
24-09-2021 | 12:15:00
 These insights underscore how brands can utilize ads on these platforms to capture new audiences and maximize sales goals during the increasingly busy and competitive holiday season.
TV measurement and analytics firm 605 and PlaceIQ announce partnership expansion
23-09-2021 | 16:16:56
This first of its kind partnership will enable 605’s customers to measure real-time performance of TV and cross-platform campaigns across a variety of categories, including auto, QSR and retail.
Capability gaps creating significant challenges for large advertisers, WFA research
08-09-2021 | 16:28:34
Large multinationals are still facing big challenges on delivering their media aspirations even as the function becomes more important, according to new research by WFA in conjunction with Ebiquity.
[eMarketer] Smartphone shipments to hit 1.37 billion in 2021 driven by premium 5G handsets
07-09-2021 | 16:16:56
An estimated 1.37 billion smartphones will ship in 2021, and 570 million of them will be 5G-ready, according to an analysis by IDC.
[eMarketer] Pay TV faces an uncertain future in Canada
31-08-2021 | 12:24:34
In 2022, 48.9% of households in Canada will have pay TV, marking a massive and continuing trend of cable cord-cutting in the country.
Publicis Groupe named a Leader in loyalty services report by Independent Research Firm
24-08-2021 | 11:45:00
With loyalty marketing spend booming, the report advises brands to increase their reliance on expertise from loyalty service providers that look at loyalty as an outcome, not necessarily just a program.
605 offers alternative TV viewing measurement solution for networks, agencies and brands
23-08-2021 | 10:45:00
605, a  television and cross-platform measurement, analytics and attribution company, has offered the following comment on its position as an alternative television viewing measurement solution for networks
Global social media advertising market poised to reach $248 billion by 2027, report
20-08-2021 | 13:39:32
Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 12% and 14.4% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 13% CAGR.
[eMarketer] Latin America’s retail ecommerce sales move to mobile devices
20-08-2021 | 13:18:34
Brazil and Mexico will be the region’s two largest retail mcommerce markets, representing 57.7% of all retail mcommerce sales in Latin America this year.
[eMarketer] How telehealth is shaping modern medicine
13-08-2021 | 16:08:00
Telehealth gave millions of US adults access to care services in 2020.
Nielsen and Meredith Corporation renew multi-year agreement for local TV audience measurement
12-08-2021 | 16:36:18
The agreement includes a range of audience measurement and analytical services across all Meredith’s local stations, including Nielsen Scarborough.
[eMarketer] Amazon commands lion’s share of US retail ecommerce sales
12-08-2021 | 16:29:31
eMarketer estimates Amazon’s ecommerce sales will rise by $168.53 billion in that time frame, to reach a staggering $386.40 billion by the end of this year.
Kantar appoints two new global leaders to drive organic and inorganic growth
11-08-2021 | 16:07:49
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced two new senior appointments in support of the next phase of company growth.
[eMarketer] US telecoms bet on 5G to grow market share
11-08-2021 | 15:55:00
Despite the billions telecoms have spent in infrastructure investment and several years of dogged advertising, most US consumers are still unaware of the benefits of 5G.
Global billboard and outdoor advertising market to reach $66.63 billion in 2021, report
10-08-2021 | 13:15:00
The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures.
Global print advertising distribution market to reach $13.55 billion in 2021, report
09-08-2021 | 11:15:00
Major players in the print advertising distribution market are Transcontinental Inc., Bertelsmann Printing Group, News Corp, Gannett Company Inc., Valassis, Pearson PLC, Axel Springer, R.R. Donnelley, and Sensory Interactive.
[eMarketer] Lifestyle brand consumers now keen on sustainability
05-08-2021 | 16:30:52
A new research by Stifel and Morning Consult survey indicates that lifestyle brand consumers in all markets are more likely than other consumers to try to be more sustainable in their day-to-day lives.
Kantar to sell Reputation Intelligence business to Symphony Technology Group
03-08-2021 | 11:45:00
Kantar, the data analytics and brand consulting group, has announced the proposed sale of its Reputation Intelligence business to software investor Symphony Technology Group “STG”.
Global market for digital Out-of-home advertising to reach $35.1 Billion by 2027, report
02-08-2021 | 12:00:00
Billboard, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 10% CAGR to reach $17.2 Billion by the end of the analysis period.
Consumers more likely to support brands in ad environments where they have control, study
29-07-2021 | 14:19:34
For this study, MAGNA partnered with Brave, a web browser with a global advertising platform built for privacy that rewards people for their attention.
Global mobile advertising market to reach $111 billion by 2025, report
28-07-2021 | 13:10:00
Mobile advertising market is poised to grow by  $111.58 billion during 2021-2025 progressing at a compounded annual growth rate  of 10% during the forecast period according to a report by Research and Markets.
[eMarketer] Global fintech funding hits historic levels
28-07-2021 | 13:06:00
Fintechs raised $30.79 billion across 657 deals, a staggering 30% rise on the first quarter. The total funding for 2021 already exceeds all funding raised during the entirety of 2020, according to CB Insights.
Alfi Study predicts programmatic advertising spending will increase
27-07-2021 | 16:02:00
Responses revealed that 49% of senior advertising executives expect spending on programmatic advertising to increase dramatically over the next three years, and 43% believe there will be a ‘slight’ increase in expenditure.
UK marketing budgets expand for first time in year and a half, report
22-07-2021 | 13:10:16
Financial prospects at company and industry level also remain firmly in positive territory and adspend forecasts are revised higher for 2021, as businesses began to prepare for a strong economic recovery.
Reprise Commerce Canada team presents RETHINK eCOMMERCE Study
21-07-2021 | 14:15:00
The Canadian team at Reprise Commerce, recently presented a new Canadian study called RETHINK eCOMMERCE: Staying Ahead of Canadian Online Shopping Behaviours.
Global advertising agencies market to reach $455 billion by 2025, report
08-07-2021 | 17:04:00
The global advertising agencies market is expected to grow from $317.63 billion in 2020 to $348.4 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7% according to the latest report by Research and Markets.
Kantar completes acquisition of Numerator extending shopper insights
07-07-2021 | 14:29:21
Kantar, the global data-driven insights and consulting company, has completed its acquisition of Numerator, the Chicago-based, tech-driven consumer and market intelligence company from Vista Equity Partners.
[eMarketer] Social commerce in US exceeds $30 billion, China still king
07-07-2021 | 14:24:59
Social commerce sales in the US have been on an upward trajectory, and are estimated to reach $36.62 billion in 2021, marking a 35.8 per cent growth.
[eMarketer] Payfac model reshaping payments ecosystem
02-07-2021 | 16:31:45
Payments facilitator, payfac, model that  that allows merchant-facing companies to embed card payments into their software—which in turn enables their customers to process payments is taking shape and redefining the payments ecosystem.
Chris Jansen to join Kantar as Group CEO
01-07-2021 | 16:01:44
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced the appointment of Chris Jansen as Group Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 November 2021.
[eMarketer] Upfront CTV ad spend in US to exceed $4 billion in 2021
01-07-2021 | 10:37:55
In  what points to the growing share of US ad spending on connected TV, advertisers are set increase their spend by nearly 50 per cent this year to $4.51 billion.
[eMarketer] Livestreaming e commerce takes shape in US
29-06-2021 | 12:00:00
Taobao, an ecommerce site and app that is part of China-based Alibaba, pioneered livestreaming ecommerce with the 2018 launch of Taobao Live, where charismatic hosts sell a raft of products to large audiences watching online.
[eMarketer] Ethical questions on use of AI by big tech companies
28-06-2021 | 11:30:00
Ethical considerations in AI are increasingly important as it becomes intertwined with everyday life—and as a growing body of research highlights the litany of racial and gender biases baked into the tech.
[eMarketer] India’s strict e commerce rules target Amazon and Flipkart
24-06-2021 | 09:50:58
News that India had released strict rules targeting domestic and international ecommerce players has come as bad news for global  giants like Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart who command a huge share of the market.
[eMarketer] Target US ecommerce sales to hit $18 billion this year
23-06-2021 | 12:30:00
American retail corporation Target has defied odds to post phenomenal ecommerce growth. This year, its US ecommerce sales will hit $18.64 billion, almost as much as all its US ecommerce sales from 2016 to 2019 combined according to eMarketer.
[Vacancy] Fremantle is looking for a Content Researcher/Copywriter
23-06-2021 | 12:17:00
Fremantle is directly looking for a Content Researcher/Copywriter in Amsterdam 
[eMarketer] Global ad spend to grow by over 10 per cent this year
22-06-2021 | 13:49:56
Global spending on advertisement is projected to grow by 10.6% year over year in 2021, going by forecasts from from media agencies Dentsu Aegis, GroupM, Magna, and Zenith.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Global ad spending defies pandemic to record historic growth
22-06-2021 | 12:00:00
As the global economy recovers from the devastating impacts of COVID-19, key sectors are bouncing back with numerous reports highlighting that while this will be a recovery year, there are signs that some sectors could record post pandemic growth rates.
Hearst UK releases new research on how its content influences positivity in consumers
17-06-2021 | 14:53:00
The data showed that 82% of its audience immediately experienced an uplift in positive feeling following an individual interaction with Hearst UK content.
Global economic recovery brings record ad market growth, Magna forecast
17-06-2021 | 13:00:00
Magna has released its advertising forecasts for June 2021 indicating that global advertising spending will grow by $78bn in 2021 (+14%) to $657 billion, a new all-time high, following a decline of -2.5% in 2020.
Mercedes and Ferrari are Europe's most valuable brands, report
16-06-2021 | 13:15:00
The total value of Europe's top 500 most valuable brands has dropped 10% during the COVID-19 pandemic from €1.96 trillion in 2020 to €1.76 trillion in 2021, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world's brand valuation consultancy.
[eMarketer] Pandemic redefines future of banking in US
11-06-2021 | 12:24:51
The shift by US customers from visiting banking halls to use of mobile apps during coronavirus pandemic may create a new way of banking with majority of customers saying they would maintain that habit post Covid.
[eMarketer] Virtual Reality and consumer marketing in China
10-06-2021 | 09:54:56
Even as companies in China invest in Virtual Reality to engage with consumers, the adoption of the emerging technology has failed to pick up as anticipated in recent years.
Consumers are more receptive to podcast advertising than TV advertisements, study
09-06-2021 | 12:21:25
Spotify and MAGNA have released a study, “Digital Audio Expansiveness: Growing Landscape & Opportunities,” showing how closely podcast listening mirrors television viewing habits.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Expanding offerings and reach with mergers and acquisitions
08-06-2021 | 12:15:00
Brands keen on growing their offerings while strengthening clients’ portfolio are going the acquisition and mergers way in what is creating a win-win situation with their rivals.
[eMarketer] Ecommerce channel ad spending on an impressive trajectory
04-06-2021 | 10:24:08
Before COVID-19 pandemic, ecommerce channel advertising had caught the eyes of advertisers, particularly on consumer packaged goods and retailers.
Kantar secures audience measurement contract from UK’s Broadcasters Audience Research Board
03-06-2021 | 13:55:50
Broadcasters Audience Research Board, BARB, the UK television audience measurement currency, has announced that Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company, has won major contracts to continue to deliver audience measurement that supports the £7.5 billion UK TV industry.
Over 50 new PR agencies founded in UK during COVID-19, report
03-06-2021 | 13:48:09
The COVID-19 PR Agency Startup report explores why such a large number of agencies have been started in such a relatively short period of time.
Kantar acquires MeMo² to expand cross-media effectiveness offering
02-06-2021 | 17:48:57
The acquisition brings approx. 50 specialists into the Kantar team, creating a platform to significantly expand the media effectiveness measurement business in Europe, as well as strengthening Kantar’s Dutch business with MeMo2’s client roster. 
[eMarketer] Out Of Home advertising rebounds in China
02-06-2021 | 17:43:38
Out-Of-Home (OOH) advertising spend in China suffered the steepest drop in the wake of Covid-19, falling by 18.0 per cent year over year (YoY) in 2020
[eMarketer] The meteoric growth of content creator economy
01-06-2021 | 16:51:00
The creator economy has been on a meteoric rise with marketers and social platforms in spirited efforts to work with them. This has opened a world of opportunities for creators to earn beyond brand partnerships.
Brands losing trust, meaning among customers, Havas study
28-05-2021 | 16:30:55
The 2021 study, which measures brand ‘meaning’ in functional, personal and collective terms, shows that 75% of brands could disappear overnight and most people wouldn’t care, or would easily find a replacement.
[eMarketer] Proximity mobile payments redefine transactions
26-05-2021 | 19:36:45
As the pandemic-induced social distancing and sanitizing measures drive everyday interactions, consumers are embracing contactless payments for both online and offline platforms.
Marketers seek career opportunities fit for post-pandemic future
26-05-2021 | 19:00:00
The data suggests that marketers’ expectations have changed; seeking roles and career opportunities that reflect fundamental shifts brought about by the pandemic.
[eMarketer] Striking a balance between crypto trading and environmental conservation
21-05-2021 | 15:59:00
However as crypto trading is mainstreamed, there are concerns about their carbon footprint and the environmental implications.
Boston Globe Media and Nielsen to conduct cross platform diversity and inclusion brand study
21-05-2021 | 13:24:31
The study, commissioned by BGMP and designed in partnership with Nielsen, will enable the media organization, particularly its nearly 150-year old daily newspaper, The Boston Globe, to develop a deeper understanding of its readers and potential subscribers.
Brands can win more customers by being sensitive to their cultures, Magna study
21-05-2021 | 13:20:00
The study outlines tangible next steps that marketers can take to connect with multicultural audiences in authentic, culturally-relevant ways.
[eMarketer] US telecoms dump media businesses for 5G
19-05-2021 | 15:56:43
In what points to the next frontier for competition and battle for customers, US telecoms are pivoting from traditional media business to investment in expanding their 5G network foothold.
Forrester includes Kantar in customer analytics and marketing measurement solutions reports
19-05-2021 | 09:08:15
Kantar, the evidence-based insight and consulting company, has announced that Forrester has included it in in recent reports on customer analytics and marketing measurement solution providers.
[eMarketer] Brands renewed focus on influencer marketing
18-05-2021 | 16:59:23
Influencer marketing continues to make inroads in today’s marketing mix with brands keen to include creators in their media plans, a departure from the past when their roles were underestimated.
Magdalena Flick: 5 reasons why it’s time to give native advertising a leading role in your media mix
18-05-2021 | 14:29:00
When it comes to digital marketing, brands and agencies are always looking to gain new ways to reach and speak to their audiences.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands, agencies invest in diversity, inclusion and equity
18-05-2021 | 14:20:00
Global brands, media, marketing and advertising agencies, alive to the growing call to champion inclusion, equity and diversity are investing in new strategies, partnerships and businesses in in unprecedented ways.
[eMarketer] Digital video ad spending overtakes TV ad outlays in Canada
12-05-2021 | 16:41:00
Digital video ad spending in Canada reached a new milestone in 2020 when it overtook TV ad outlays for the first time.
[eMarketer] Tiktok to overtake Instragram and Snapchat as platform of choice among US Gen Zers
11-05-2021 | 16:00:00
Social media platform has TikTok been on an upward trajectory in terms of user base having recorded phenomenal growth in 2019 and 2020.
[eMarketer] The rise and rise of contactless payments
07-05-2021 | 15:13:41
Covid-19 pandemic has not only shifted consumers’ shopping behaviours but also altered their modes of payment for goods and services.
[eMarketer] Connected TV has become a frontrunner in digital advertising
05-05-2021 | 11:39:00
Investment in Connected TV, CTV, in US rose by 40.6 per cent year on year in 2020 to reach over 9 billion with this growth expected to be sustained this year to hit $13.41 billion.
Markerters embrace new content production plans amid COVID-19, Dentsu report
04-05-2021 | 14:39:37
 To inform the report, Dentsu conducted a survey across 200 marketing decision-makers in the UK and US to understand the current Marketing climate and how the pandemic had contributed to its changes.
[eMarketer] Paypal outlines global growth strategy
22-04-2021 | 15:30:27
Global payment behemoth Paypal has announced a raft of strategies it intends to roll out as it seeks to grow its foothold in US and worldwide.
Brands should prioritize inclusivity when targeting people with disabilities, study
22-04-2021 | 14:14:00
With a collective global buying power of $8 trillion, this community represents a significant audience for marketers to exclude by default or design.
Cuts to UK marketing budgets ease in quarter one of 2021, report
21-04-2021 | 12:55:50
The latest IPA Bellwether survey results point to a further decline in UK marketing budgets in the opening quarter of 2021, as coronavirus lockdown restrictions continued to hinder economic activity.
GARM launches its first measurement report for digital brand safety
21-04-2021 | 12:47:36
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms
Despite a bigger budget, content teams are struggling with technology
20-04-2021 | 15:55:05
In these times of Corona, more and more content teams are starting to work with new software and technology. Extra budget and time are made available to support this development.
Kantar partners with Streamhub to strengthen on-demand video audience analytics
14-04-2021 | 14:00:33
Media owners will now be able to use Streamhub’s enterprise platform to analyse any digital video content that integrates Kantar’s video-tagging technology.
[eMarketer] 5G network redefines payments and mobile commerce
14-04-2021 | 13:53:00
Despite being in its early stages of adoption, the 5G network is promising to revolutionize the retail industry as retailers invests in the network.
Interactive ad formats engage hard-to-convince audiences, MAGNA, IPG Media Lab and Verizon Media study
13-04-2021 | 12:54:47
A new study by Verizon Media, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab, “The Interactive Effect,” reveals that interactive ads are an effective way to increase engagement.
Global digital-out-of-home advertising market to reach $ 50 billion by 2026, report
13-04-2021 | 12:42:41
The global digital-out-of-home advertising market reached a value of $ 41.06 Billion in 2020 according to a recent report by Research and Markets.
[eMarketer] Pluto TV and the disruptive advertising business model
09-04-2021 | 15:50:00
As consumers’ media consumption trends shift and the digital space continue to evolve, the advertising space is increasingly adapting to these market changes.
[eMarketer] US consumers’ digital spending boosts Amazon’s e-commerce and ad businesses
07-04-2021 | 15:09:29
Besides growing its online business by double digits, the e-commerce giant also recorded a growth in advertising business by 52.5 per cent.
Digital PR thriving during pandemic, PRCA report
07-04-2021 | 13:05:26
The growth of digital PR and communications continued unabated in 2020 according to a new report published by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).
Kantar, Ipsos selected to offer cross-media total audience measurement solution in the Netherlands
01-04-2021 | 16:35:09
Working in partnership with Nationaal Media Onderzoek (NMO), representing the interests of the Dutch Media Industry this cross-media measurement solution is the world’s first truly integrated audience measurement programme.
Over 80 percent of UK consumers call for more focus on self care, Hearst study
01-04-2021 | 16:25:48
More than 80% of UK-based consumers believe the country needs greater emphasis on self-care following the outbreak of Covid-19 – according to a major piece of research conducted by Hearst UK.
Advertising Association launches annual review
29-03-2021 | 14:41:43
The review is the first-ever fully-digital edition and showcases the Association’s work over the past twelve months as well as the major areas of focus for the year ahead.
[eMarketer] Gen Z drives social media penetration in Canada
23-03-2021 | 14:36:00
What this new trend portends is the growing shift to social media advertising which will account for the majority of display ad investment this yea according to a forecast by eMarketer.
Forrester Research Inc. names WPP as a leader among commerce services providers
23-03-2021 | 10:09:26
The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Services, Q1 2021 evaluation ranks the 14 most significant commerce providers as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders or Challengers against their current offering, strategy and market presence.
World Woman Foundation and Hootsuite releases Digital Gender Diversity Impact Report 2021
22-03-2021 | 15:29:03
World Woman Foundation has released the Digital Gender Diversity Impact Report in partnership with Hootsuite, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact, and VMLY&R Commerce.
UK advertising exports rose 7% to reach £11 billion in 2019, report
18-03-2021 | 13:55:51
The Advertising Association has published its annual UK Advertising Exports Report 2021 showing that international trade in UK advertising and market research services grew 7% year-on-year to reach a new record level of £11bn in 2019.
 Nielsen completes sale of global connect business to Advent International
10-03-2021 | 13:34:09
Nielsen Holdings has announced  that it has completed the previously announced sale of NielsenIQ to affiliates of Advent International, in partnership with James “Jim” Peck.
[eMarketer] Ad agencies grapple with pandemic-induced job losses
09-03-2021 | 15:12:10
January was one of the worst months in recent years for ad agencies having seen 4800 job cuts, leaving the industry with 186,000 jobs. This marked the agencies’ worst point since 2014.
[eMarketer] Grocery purchases go digital in the wake of pandemic
05-03-2021 | 15:22:19
Food and beverage category recorded the highest online commerce growth in the USA in 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 according to a report by eMarketer.
Brands to be challenged by growing power of online retailers, dentsu report
05-03-2021 | 14:33:11
 The research shows how the pandemic has accelerated many of the long-term trends facing brands.
[Vacancy] ViacomCBS is looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary)
04-03-2021 | 14:30:00
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Manager Bi & Research EMEAA (Temporary) 
[eMarketer] Loyalty programmes and shoppers' changing behaviours
02-03-2021 | 16:17:00
While setting up the framework for offering loyalty programme remains a challenge for retailers, it has proven effective for retailers to earn new clients while cultivating relationships both short and long term.
EU imports from US declined by 13% in 2020 against 5.6% increase from China
01-03-2021 | 21:00:00
For the first time in history, China overtook the US in 2020 as the Euro Area's (EA) top trading partner.
[eMarketer] 5G wireless to experience a boom in 2021
26-02-2021 | 16:42:24
Even as a sizeable population of US citizens embrace the 5G network hundreds of millions are still not accessing the technology.
Jeremy Schwartz joins Kantar as Practice Chairman for Sustainable Transformation
24-02-2021 | 12:43:44
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced the addition of Jeremy Schwartz, former CEO of The Body Shop and Pandora, to the leadership team of Kantar’s Sustainable Transformation Practice.
Mindshare research explores the evolving power dynamics between consumers, brands and media
22-02-2021 | 12:30:37
Consumers are more frequently and collectively demanding brands drive purpose and positive change, leaving nobody safe from call-out culture and backlash for less ethical decisions.
Small social platforms invest in tackling harmful content, IPG Mediabrands index
19-02-2021 | 13:31:07
IPG Mediabrands has released its latest Media Responsibility Index, a quantitative report that strives to raise industry standards around brand safety and media responsibility in advertising.
[eMarketer] Eccomerce to account for more than half of China retail sales
12-02-2021 | 13:11:50
In what is poised to be historic and a global first, 52.1 per cent of all retail sales in China this year will be from ecommerce according to a forecast by emarketer.


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