Almost half of US consumers limiting data shared online, says Dentsu Aegis Network

Almost half of US consumers limiting data shared online, says Dentsu Aegis Network

Despite being a part of the world’s most dynamic digital economy, U.S. consumers have the least amount of trust in businesses and a greater propensity to protect their data, per The Digital Society Index 2019: Human Needs in a Digital World. The global study, released by leading advertising and digital communications group Dentsu Aegis Network, polled […]

34% of Traffic and 28% of Orders for Large Online Fashion Retail Brands Come Directly from Search and Social

34% of Traffic and 28% of Orders for Large Online Fashion Retail Brands Come Directly from Search and Social

Facebook and Instagram generate majority of sales coming directly from paid social 34% of traffic, 28% of orders and 26% of the total order value for large online fashion retailers comes directly from search and social sites including Google and Facebook, new global research suggests. Of all traffic arriving directly from paid social, 80% is from […]

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Stronger-than-expected internet advertising will drive 4.7% growth in total global adspend in 2019, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on March 25. That’s substantially ahead of the 4.0% forecast made in the previous edition of the report, published in December 2018. Zenith forecasts 4.6% growth in both 2020 and 2021, ahead of previous forecasts […]

New study shows 200+ brand marketers’ first-party data use goals and significant data-confidence divide

New study shows 200+ brand marketers’ first-party data use goals and significant data-confidence divide

In a new report released March 26, Advertiser Perceptions, a leader in data-driven business intelligence for the advertising industry, and MightyHive, a leading media consultancy, share the findings of a recent survey of over 200 senior brand marketers. Titled “The Data-Confident Marketer,” the study examines marketers’ views on first-party data: how they’re using it, where […]

Dark social is influencing travel-related purchase decisions

Dark social is influencing travel-related purchase decisions

One in five internet users have made a booking for travel or leisure activities after receiving a link or recommendation via private messaging apps – such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger – according to new research from GlobalWebIndex and socially-led creative agency We Are Social. The study, which looked at more than 3,000 internet users […]

Global brand leaders feel overwhelmed by the challenges posed by social media

Global brand leaders feel overwhelmed by the challenges posed by social media

For global businesses working across multiple markets and languages, balancing the voices of individual brands and products, and covering cultural and language nuances, has always been a complicated process. Social media has taken this complexity to a whole new level. According to research by global social media agency, The Social Element, many global brand leaders feel […]