In case you haven’t noticed, the holiday shopping season is here (a week before Black Friday, no less). In fact, some say it’s been since September. That’s when countless retailers started stocking the candy canes, Santa-saturated wrapping paper, and display shelves of fleece slippers, leather gloves, and sweaters. A full 42 percent of retailers ramped up holiday… Read More

Americans still seem addicted to the flat screen TVs that often eat the better part of the family room. But in China, consumers are moving faster to become what the industry calls “cord cutters” — ditching televisions to watch video and film via smartphones and tablets. New research from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) makes it clear… Read More

The Canadian Technology Accelerator just hosted a panel on #Trends2015 that featured, not surprisingly, information on some of the biggest global digital marketing and advertising trends to look out for in the coming year. Frankly, most of them have already been in the news of late quite often, but a trend it is a trend and, in… Read More

According to a new installment of the BIA/Kelsey Local Commerce Monitor study, a majority (60.6 percent) of higher-spending small and medium-sized businesses rate search engine advertising and marketing (SEM, SEO, and pay-per-click) as an “extremely high” or “very high” priority for the next 12 months. The Local Commerce Monitor is an ongoing study of the advertising behaviors… Read More

If you’re one of the many mobile marketers in the U.S., there’s good news regarding the Hispanic demographic. Analysis of the 52 percent who are comfortable making mobile purchases shows that U.S. Hispanic consumers are likelier than their non-Hispanic counterparts to buy via smartphone or tablet. The research, conducted in August, discovered that approximately half of U.S…. Read More

The consumer LBS market is accelerating at a pace that comes as a surprise to even the most optimistic of market analysts. With the adoption of GPS-enabled smartphones, posits research firm TechNavio, the Global Consumer LBS Market is now projected to grow at a CAGR of 37.38 percent from 2014-2018. Driving the expected growth will be stronger… Read More

The great migration continues. Advertisers have been shifting more ad dollars to mobile and eschewing other formats. It’s an effort to drive customer engagement, reach consumers across platforms, build brand awareness, and drive retail or online sales, says a July 2014 research study by Advertiser Perceptions. Who will be the biggest losers? Print, television, and digital display,… Read More

The difference in marketing today as opposed to 10 or 20 years ago is almost as big as the difference between life in the early 1900s and today. In other words, it’s huge. Digital marketing has forever and completely changed the way brands interact with consumers and, with social media, smartphones and tablets leading the way, there… Read More

 
 

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