Adults 2020: J. Walter Thompson’s “The New Adulthood” Report Zeroes In On The Influential New Consumer Tribe

Adults 2020: J. Walter Thompson’s “The New Adulthood” Report Zeroes In On The Influential New Consumer Tribe

What will adulthood mean in 2020? A new report from J. Walter Thompson’s Innovation Group reveals a new and unique cohort shaping the face of adulthood: The New Adults. The report, ‘The New Adulthood’, looks at the make-up, attitudes and behaviours of this influential new consumer tribe – a group of 30 to 45-year-olds with […]

Oxford Orders Network Launches to Strengthen Local Food and Retail Market

Oxford Orders Network Launches to Strengthen Local Food and Retail Market

Oxford Orders, a city first food and retail ordering network, launches for the residents and businesses of Oxford today. The online and mobile based platform is the first in a series of local marketplace solutions intended to promote regional industry by bringing restaurants and businesses together under a single e-commerce platform. Unlike traditional aggregators that […]

Alphabet Earnings: Google’s Mobile Transition is a Double-Edged Sword

Alphabet Earnings: Google’s Mobile Transition is a Double-Edged Sword

Cost-per-click metric’s decline quickens as more of Google’s advertising revenue derives from smartphone use   As mobile-device usage has surged, Alphabet Inc.’s Google has managed to change along with its users, but it is a victim of that success in one important way. The search giant has managed to transition its enormously profitable advertising business […]

Mobile Has Largely Displaced Other Channels for Email

Mobile Has Largely Displaced Other Channels for Email

The world of email marketing has changed pretty significantly over the past five years. Where desktop clients like Outlook were once a more important delivery medium, readers of email are now in the thrall of mobile clients and webmail services like Gmail. In fact, new research from Return Path found that more than half of emails worldwide […]

Me, Myself & I: The Individualisation Imperative Report – Consumers’ Call to Brands: Remember Me, Listen to Me, Let Me be in Control

Me, Myself & I: The Individualisation Imperative Report – Consumers’ Call to Brands: Remember Me, Listen to Me, Let Me be in Control

Cloud IQ, the effortless commerce platform, unveiled its latest research report, Me, Myself & I: The Individualisation Imperative. The report identifies customer experience pain-points and attitudes to data sharing and how brands are faring in the UK, US and Australia. This research explores how personalisation is not cutting it with consumers and as such how […]

‘£1 million month’ sees Sheffield company win national eCommerce award

‘£1 million month’ sees Sheffield company win national eCommerce award

Digital marketing agency Ignition Search has picked up the top prize at the recent Northern eCommerce Awards in Manchester. The Sheffield-based company won ‘Best eCommerce Search/Marketing Campaign’ for its revenue-boosting campaign on behalf of clothing company Pretty Green. The strategy, described by judges as a ‘definite stand-out campaign’, saw Pretty Green’s revenue for June 2017 […]

McDonald’s and DDB Group Hong Kong Challenge Customers To Steal Pure Gold Chicken Mcnuggets

McDonald’s and DDB Group Hong Kong Challenge Customers To Steal Pure Gold Chicken Mcnuggets

McDonald’s, in partnership with DDB Group Hong Kong, have created a box of six 24-carat gold Chicken McNuggets for customers to try to steal. In order to re-ignite people’s excitement for Hong Kong’s most iconic chicken treat, award-winning creative agency DDB Group Hong Kong has brought back McDonald’s infamous nugget-sauce stealing character, Jack the Dipper. […]

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

Two consecutive increases in ad viewability over the past two quarters have seen the well watched surge to an 18-month high, driven by the demand on publishers from agency groups to place a higher percentage of ad surface areas in view. The findings are contained in the latest quarterly update from ad verification specialists Meetrics which found that in […]

Smartphone Penetration to reach 66% in 2018

Smartphone Penetration to reach 66% in 2018

In 2018, 66% of individuals in 52 key countries* will own a smartphone, up from 63% in 2017 and 58% in 2016, according to Zenith’s Mobile Advertising Forecasts 2017. The rapid expansion of smartphone ownership across the world, which has transformed the way that advertisers communicate with consumers, is slowing down as penetration reaches 80%-90% […]