Wunderman Thompson Intelligence’s new report highlights the rise of the Anxiety Economy

Wunderman Thompson Intelligence’s new report highlights the rise of the Anxiety Economy

A combination of climate change, financial insecurity, Brexit, escalating international tensions and lack of social interaction is creating an anxiety time bomb across the globe. As it escalates, it is causing a plethora of new consumer trends, according to leading futures think tank Wunderman Thompson Intelligence — formerly JWT Intelligence. Welcome to The Anxiety Economy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

European TV Industry Calls for Urgent Change to Advertising Metrics

European TV Industry Calls for Urgent Change to Advertising Metrics

New initiatives for TV advertising measurement, data and metrics are urgently needed, say nine in 10 TV industry executives (93%), if the European TV industry is to remain competitive. This is the main finding from Adobe, Alphonso, Sky and TVBeat’s latest report – ‘Next Generation TV Metrics and Data Strategies: Priorities for the European TV Industry’ […]

Omnia Retail’s report finds worrying discrepancies in retailer price strategies

Omnia Retail’s report finds worrying discrepancies in retailer price strategies

A new report has revealed concerning discrepancies with regards to pricing strategies in UK retail. Figures showed that, despite more than a third of retailers (34%) saying they know they should change their prices regularly, only 15% do so frequently. The report, published by pricing and automation specialist, Omnia Retail, looked at pricing practices at 150 UK retail […]

Brands aim for greater control of customer data in 2019 to deliver more personalised experiences

Brands aim for greater control of customer data in 2019 to deliver more personalised experiences

A new report from Adobe and Econsultancy, that surveyed nearly 13,000 professionals, reveals that European brands are prioritising the more effective and transparent use of data in 2019, across both IT and marketing departments. Respondents to the Digital Trends Report expect a greater focus on data management to help them reduce their reliance on walled […]

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