Deloitte predicts UK technology, media and telecoms sector trends for 2019

Deloitte predicts UK technology, media and telecoms sector trends for 2019

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has announced its predictions for the UK TMT sector in 2019. The news comes following the launch of the eighteenth edition of Deloitte’s TMT Predictions 2019 report. Smart Speakers: the hear and now Deloitte predicts that smart speakers – internet-connected speakers with integrated […]

DDB Latina launches its expected Consumer Report for 2019

DDB Latina launches its expected Consumer Report for 2019

DDB Latina has launched its expected Consumer Report for 2019. The report aims to highlight the logical evolution of trends from previous years that are possibly still evolving; in addition to proposing validation of new topics that could be a cause of concern and will surely dominate the attention of many in the years to […]

Female entrepreneurs prioritise social good, diversity & community, says Refinery29 & Berlin Cameron’s study

Female entrepreneurs prioritise social good, diversity & community, says Refinery29 & Berlin Cameron’s study

Refinery29, a leading media and entertainment company for young women, and creative agency Berlin Cameron, part of the WPP network, announced the results of their inaugural “This is Women’s Work: Stepping Up Startup Culture” study around the rising generation of female entrepreneurs, women’s experiences in the startup world and key issues around access to capital.  Inspired by […]

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, warns Visualsoft

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, warns Visualsoft

The UK’s top e-retailers are seriously jeopardising sales by not prioritising on-site customer experience, according to an industry index report. The research, carried out by leading eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft, forms part of the company’s second annual e-retail performance report. It analysed the industry’s top 250 names and found failings across a number of website performance metrics, […]

The first study of its kind demonstrating the qualitative impact of TV, YouTube, and Facebook video media

The first study of its kind demonstrating the qualitative impact of TV, YouTube, and Facebook video media

The amount spent on video advertising has risen continuously in recent years while more and more video formats have found their way into the market. One important aspect has thus far remained largely unexplained: How effective is video advertising on different media, and what role do positioning, contact frequency, and a combination of communication measures […]

UK retailers wasting two million hours every week on competitor price-checking, according to Omnia Retail

UK retailers wasting two million hours every week on competitor price-checking, according to Omnia Retail

UK retailers are wasting almost two million hours every working week due to ineffective competitor price-checking processes, according to a research report.  The findings were published in a white paper by pricing and automation specialist, Omnia Retail, which questioned 150 UK retail businesses on the scope and efficacy of their pricing strategies. They show that companies are needlessly spending […]

Seasonal Shake-up: Millennials Reimagine Christmas

Seasonal Shake-up: Millennials Reimagine Christmas

New Hotels.com research reveals that one in ten millennials hope there’s ‘no room at the inn (laws)’ so they don’t have to stay the night. To get away from it all,15% are and 34% wish they were going on holiday over the festive period this year. To help them on their way, Hotels.com is offering 10% off […]

Segmentation and multi-channel marketing tactics on the rise due to GDPR

Segmentation and multi-channel marketing tactics on the rise due to GDPR

Marketers have moved to data segmentation and multi-channel marketing tactics, following the introduction of the GDPR, according to new research from TransUnion (formerly Callcredit). Two-thirds of marketers (66%) said they are now less able to personalise marketing to individuals, and have switched to segmentation, with eight out of ten marketers (78%) agreeing that being able […]

68% of shoppers have unintentionally bought counterfeit Christmas gifts

68% of shoppers have unintentionally bought counterfeit Christmas gifts

Counterfeiters are capitalising on Christmas; this is according to new research by MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection. One in three (30%) consumers has inadvertently bought a fake product, with 68% of the counterfeit items being bought as Christmas presents.  The fear of fakes and online fraud are ever-present, especially over the festive […]

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