Almost half the world’s online population plans to tune in to the World Cup, according to GlobalWebIndex

Almost half the world’s online population plans to tune in to the World Cup, according to GlobalWebIndex

Almost half the world’s online population plans to tune into the Fifa World Cup in Russia according to research from GlobalWebIndex. The company surveyed 80,267 people from more than 40 leading markets, finding numerous insights for marketers to capitalise on. Notably, 47% of the online population plans to watch the Fifa World Cup this summer. […]

Advertisers invest $63bn in programmatic buying but industry concerns loom large, according to WARC

Advertisers invest $63bn in programmatic buying but industry concerns loom large, according to WARC

WARC, the international authority on advertising and media effectiveness, has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report, digesting up-to-date insights and evidenced thinking from the worldwide advertising industry. Threats to the digital advertising ecosystem is the focus of the latest report. WARC estimates that $63.4bn was spent on programmatic advertising worldwide last year, but […]

Almost 40% of video ads were viewed to completion in the second half of 2017, according to Integral Ad Science

Almost 40% of video ads were viewed to completion in the second half of 2017, according to Integral Ad Science

37.9 per cent of all video ad inventory across all channels was viewed until completion in the second half of 2017, according to the latest report from measurement and analytics company Integral Ad Science (IAS). On mobile web video, viewability increased across all quartiles, improving from 31.6 per cent in H1 2017 to 41.4 per […]

Advertisers invest more in digital to drive brand growth, according to Zenith

Advertisers invest more in digital to drive brand growth, according to Zenith

Amid growing industry speculation about cuts to digital advertising budgets, Zenith has found no evidence that advertisers as a whole are shifting budgets away from online advertising – in fact, its share of global advertising expenditure continues to rise rapidly. Zenith forecasts that advertisers will spend 40.2% of their budgets on online advertising this year, […]

Mobile creative powered by location drives double the consumer engagement, according to Verve

Mobile creative powered by location drives double the consumer engagement, according to Verve

Research undertaken by Verve, a location based mobile marketing platform, finds that consumers are twice as likely to interact with mobile ads informed by location insights than with generic ads. The findings also reveal that a mobile ad related to consumers’ hobbies and interests drives more than twice as much engagement than with a generic […]

As the number of remote workers in the US grows, so will the demand for 5G, observes GlobalData

As the number of remote workers in the US grows, so will the demand for 5G, observes GlobalData

Half of all workers in the US will work remotely by 2020 as cities become more congested and workers demand more flexible working conditions. To drive this remote working future, 5G mobile internet will be needed, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. As GlobalData Technology Analyst Glen Hunt comments, “5G commercialization is one […]

The UK Leads France and Germany for Online Grocery Shopping, According to RichRelevance

The UK Leads France and Germany for Online Grocery Shopping, According to RichRelevance

Although 53% of people in the UK are doing some or all their grocery shopping online, there’s a massive gap between what consumers want, and what retailers are offering, according to new research. The online grocery survey from RichRelevance looks at consumer’s attitudes towards buying groceries online. The research, which includes responses from over 2,000 […]