The popularity of Black Friday keeps rising in the UK. According to the British Retail Consortium, Black Friday searches overtook Boxing Day for both 2017 and 2018. However Bloomreach statistics suggest that 2019 will be the year of the ‘mobile Black Friday’, as consumers look to bag deals on the move in their largest numbers ever.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday less than a week away, Marin Software offers a guide to Amazon Advertising to make the most of the sales frenzy.
The rise of ecommerce and adaptive tech has created new customer touchpoints, allowing consumers to interact with brands through complex networks of channels and platforms. Tim Carter, director of operations at smp offers a guide on creating a joined up experience for the customer that pays off.
Have Brits reached a subscription limit? Two thirds won’t pay more than £20 a month for TV streaming services
The majority of UK consumers (60%) won’t pay more than £20 per month for TV streaming services, with £10 the maximum monthly amount for a quarter (26%). That’s according to new research by The Trade Desk, which reveals just how judicious consumers are with their streaming spend, despite the growing number of subscription-based TV streaming services in the UK.
Google is expanding its Duplex service, moving “beyond voice” and coming to the web, letting users buy movie tickets with a few commands.
Barclays has unveiled their enhanced finger vein scanner, developed in collaboration with Hitachi using VeinID infra-red technology.
Nike is stopping all sales of its products through Amazon, as the sports brand embarks on a renewed focus on “more direct, personal relationships” with customers.
Black Friday is set to be bigger than ever, and could start as soon as this Wednesday – as last year searches for ‘Black Friday’ on ebay.co.uk shot up by 73% overnight on Wednesday 14th November, just under a week and a half ahead of the official occasion.
With Black Friday soon approaching on 29th November, what can advertisers and retailers expect from shoppers this year, as they grow more savvy to the sale? New research uncovers some surpsing trends.
Christmas adverts remain crucial to brand success, making it imperative for advertisers to target and spend judiciously this festive season, according to new research.
Average conversion rate from basket abandonment email reminders was four times higher on Black Friday, at 45%, according to new research.
Black Friday is almost here, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to fine tune your affiliate campaign to maximise sales on the big day. Virginia Rizzi is a Performance Marketing Manager at digital marketing agency Glass Digital, and has overseen countless seasonal affiliate campaigns for a whole host of major national clients. Here, she shows us how to build a great last-minute affiliate campaign.
A third of small to medium size enterprises do not have a website to enable discovery, while 71% do not manage a search engine listing or map listing for their business, according to new research.
IMRG’s online retail sales forecast for the Black Friday period 2019 puts growth of 2% to 3%, but with a very real possibility it could be flat, with December expected to grow just 1-2%. Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director, IMRG, provides an in-depth look at the festive season.
Supermarket chain Costcutter has selected TabMo and it’s mobile-first creative demand side platform (DSP) to add audio to its mobile advertising campaigns.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has set a new sales record on Singles Day, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event.
The global battle for direct-to-consumer video supremacy is shaking up, with big new players such as Disney and Apple TV+ entering the fray. New research looks into the global landscape for the future of video.
As we approach Singles Day this Monday the 11th November shopping behaviours are changing and that China’s Singles Day is now but part of a wider “Golden Quarter of increased sales starting from October and running until the end of the year.
John Gillan, Managing Director, Northern Europe, Criteo looks at traditional sales periods like Black Friday and how they compare to newer trends such as Singles Day, and the lessons retailers can learn from sales peaks in the Golden Quarter.
Brits often shop online during work hours, with 1 in 2 admitting that they engage with marketing emails from brands within their personal accounts during the working day, according to new research.