The retail space is changing rapidly as marketers experiment with things like retail media, generative AI, and social commerce. In this discussion, Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Content Officer, Insider Intelligence, talks about the trends on her radar and what she learned at Shoptalk.
As the possibility of a TikTok ban grows in the US, users are looking for other platforms to satisfy their short-video needs. In a Cowen survey, 26% of adult US users said they’d switch to Instagram Reels, and 21% said they’d head to YouTube Shorts. Meanwhile, 37% had no plans to use another short-video app.
Sam’s Club rolls out closed-loop attribution: Connecting the dots between ads and cross-channel sales should help advertisers be far more efficient with their retail media ad spending.
ChristianaCare joins the subscription healthcare market: Incumbents are rolling out bundled virtual primary care services for consumers. Will the trend take off?
On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss why livestream shopping hasn't caught on in the US and the UK the same way it has in China, what TikTok is doing to make the US’s launch more successful than the UK's, and what shoppers are looking for from a livestream. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top four brands that have done livestream shopping well. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analysts Sky Canaves and Carina Perkins.
Next year, ecommerce will make up 75% of total US resale volume and reach $90 billion, according to our forecast. US resale is also growing faster than overall retail sales, and retailers want in on the market. Whether you’re launching a resale program or examining the opportunity, here are five charts to help.
On Running is bullish after growing sales 91.4% YoY during the holiday quarter: But Nike’s strong Q3 performance underscored its position as the dominant sneaker brand on the market.
Tech’s nightmare becomes reality: As Amazon lays off thousands more, the talent bloodletting shows no signs of letting up. It’s a symptom of impulsivity in the tech industry that could come back to haunt it amid the tight labor market.
Secretary Yellen emphasized its stability and endorsed the rescue efforts. The Fed gave a picture of emergency lending.
Visa, Mastercard, and several paytechs said their businesses were mostly uninterrupted despite ties with the now-collapsed bank.
A TikTok ban would put influencer payment policies to the test: YouTube and Instagram are eyed as alternative platforms as the TikTok debate heats up.
As mobile networks grow and improve, consumers adopt more 5G devices. This, in turn, encourages telecoms to continue their 5G investments and try to get an edge over the competitors with services that meet 5G’s early hype.
On today's episode, we explore the evolution of the payments ecosystem and discuss the trends to look out for in 2023. In our “Headlines” segment, we discuss (among other things) buy now, pay later; credit card fees; and crypto. In “Story by Numbers,” we examine payments at retail stores. And in “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether interest rate scrutiny by regulators will impact credit card rewards programs. Tune in to the lively conversation between our host Rob Rubin and analysts David Morris and Jaime Toplin.
On today's episode, we discuss what's going on with Netflix's ad-supported tier, what its plans to crack down on password sharing could do to viewership, and what Netflix's subscriber growth will look like over the next few years. "In Other News," we talk about fuboTV's current position in the market and what people stream the most on their TVs. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Paul Verna.
Pinduoduo owner PDD’s growth slowed in Q4: That reflects a sluggish retail landscape in China, which is why the company aims to diversify its revenue streams.
The number of Gen Z mobile banking users will reach 33.7 million in the US this year and continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 12.4% through 2026, per our forecast.
Where many retailers struggled last year, Dollar General succeeded as cost-conscious consumers sought out lower prices amid inflation. But there’s a larger opportunity on the horizon for Dollar General: retail media. The discount store’s ability to reach rural audiences coupled with its popularity among marketers place it in a favorable position for the years ahead.
An ultimatum by the Biden administration gives ByteDance no recourse but to sell TikTok—which China’s government doesn’t seem likely to allow—or risk being banned.
Consumers lost $1.2 billion to social media scams, FTC says: Have shrinking ad revenues, crypto, and automation led to lower standards for vetting digital advertisements?
Chick-fil-A risks angering customers by devaluing loyalty program: While Chick-fil-A will require customers to spend more to qualify for perks, Subway leans into value with its Footlong Pass.
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