Know the demographic that’s most connected to their mobile devices? Yep, it’s millennials. But here’s the thing. New research from Aimia indicates they’re the most ruthless when it comes to cutting brands off. Aimia, a provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics, released new insights revealing millennials are the generation most likely (44 percent more likely) to… Read More

The Interactive Advertising Bureau says Internet ad revenues have reached “historic” levels. “At $13.3 billion in Q1 2015, U.S. internet ad revenues hit a record-breaking first quarter high,” the IAB announced last week. “This new industry high represents a 16 percent increase over 2014’s first quarter record-setting total of $11.4 billion.” What prompted the spike? Randall Rothenberg,… Read More

Some business types say it isn’t true until we’ve seen it in the Harvard Business Review. And now we have. A new survey, sponsored by Red Hat and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, shows that “CIOs and IT leaders who foster a culture of digital learning and shared accountability generate greater business outcomes.” In other… Read More

Once everyone owns a smartphone (or wearable), what’s the next big marketplace? According to industry analysts, mobile internet will “be worth more than Apple by 2018.” “Smartphone sales growth is slowing to less than 10 percent annually to 2018, and mobile networks saw just 5 percent growth in the last decade,” notes TechCrunch. “Mobile Internet is the… Read More

According to a new report from IDC, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is now projected to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage. The annual forecast focuses on growing IoT use in 11 vertical industries, including consumer, retail, healthcare, government, manufacturing, transportation, and other industries, while also sizing IoT opportunities for 25 vertical-specific use… Read More

Printed coupons may soon become a relic of the past. New stats suggest American adults using digital coupons will grow 7.6 percent in 2015 to 121.3 million. But mobile will experience a boom of 18.4 percent, or about 97.4 million people. The figure takes in coupon consumers redeeming on either a smartphone or via tablet. While 66.4… Read More

The rise in data collection and analytics is leading more and more marketers to target specific consumers, not just the devices they use. Now that the market is shifting to mobile, the industry is working hard to advance the science and tech of cutting edge targeting and personalization of advertising campaigns. So far, advertisers like what they… Read More

comScore is out with new data from its MobiLens and Mobile Metrix services , which report key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry. In this instance, the data is derived from March 2015. According to comScore’s figures, Apple was the top smartphone manufacturer with 42.6 percent OEM market share in March. Android was once again the #1… Read More

 
 

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