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Coverage of a Digital World

eMarketer data and insights address how consumers spend time and money, and what marketers are doing to reach them in today’s digital world.

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Research Topics

Use the menu on the left to explore eMarketer's eight research categories. Corporate subscribers have access to every topic listed within these categories. eMarketer's research coverage is designed to provide customers with the most comprehensive data and insights into the evolving digital marketing landscape.

Big Picture Trends & Benchmarks

The forces influencing consumer behavior, changing media consumption patterns and affecting digital marketing practices.

  • Key Digital Trends
  • Digital Trends Spring 2014
  • Digital Trends Summer 2014
  • Digital Trends Fall/Winter 2014
  • Digital Trends Forecast 2015
  • Total Media
  • US Total Media Spending Annual Report
  • US Total Media Spending Midyear Update
  • Global Total Media Spending Report
  • Global Total Media Spending Midyear Update
  • Television Ad Spending 2014
  • Television Ad Spending Midyear Update
  • Global Landscapes
  • Global Media Usage Landscape:
    A Country-by-Country Guide
  • Global Social Landscape:
    A Country-by-Country Guide
  • Global Mobile Landscape:
    A Country-by-Country Guide
  • Global Ecommerce Landscape:
    A Country-by-Country Guide
  • Worldwide Benchmarks
  • Worldwide Internet Usage:
    Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Worldwide B2C Ecommerce:
    Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Worldwide Mobile Phone Users:
    Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Worldwide Social Users:
    Forecast & Comparative Estimates

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Demographics & Consumer Insights

Media usage and ecommerce insights for influential demographic groups and audience segments.

  • Demographics
  • Kids: Media Usage
  • Teens: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • College Students: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Millennials: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Mothers: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Baby Boomers: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Seniors: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Hispanics: Media Usage, Ecommerce & Regional Breakout
  • Blacks: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Asians: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Affluents: Media Usage & Ecommerce
  • Time Spent with Media
  • Time Spent with Media 2014
  • Time Spent with Media Midyear Update
  • Consumer Attitudes
  • Cross-Media Usage
  • Privacy

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Digital Advertising & Marketing

Top advertising and marketing trends impacting today's digital landscape.

  • Ad Spending
  • US Digital Ad Spending: H1 2014 Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • US Digital Ad Spending: H2 2014 Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Display
  • CPMs
  • Programmatic Ad Spending
    Forecast & Trends
  • Retargeting
  • Search
  • Search Advertising Benchmarks:
    Key Metrics
  • Performance Listing Ads (PLAs)
  • Video
  • Video Advertising Benchmarks:
    Key Metrics
  • Interactive Video Ads
  • Digital Video Ads: Best Practices
  • Real-Time Analytics for Video
  • Email
  • Email Benchmarks: Key Metrics & Trends
  • Metrics & Measurement
  • Ad Verification
  • Data Management Platforms (DMPs)
  • Cross-Platform Measurement
  • Targeting Effectiveness
  • Content Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Native Advertising
  • Real-Time Marketing
  • Real-Time Marketing
  • Real-Time TV
  • Real-Time Display Advertising

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Mobile

Analysis of mobile technology developments, consumer adoption rates and usage patterns, and advertising trends.

  • Mobile Usage
  • US Mobile Usage: Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • US Tablet Usage: Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Mcommerce
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Tablet Commerce
  • Mobile Advertising
  • Mobile CPMs
  • Mobile Display
  • Mobile Search
  • Mobile Targeting
  • Mobile Effectiveness
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Video
  • Tablet Advertising

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Social Media

Intelligence related to shifting trends in social media, network usage and marketing strategies.

  • Social Trends 2014
  • Social Trends Midyear Update
  • Facebook Advertising
  • Twitter
  • The Visual Social Web: Tumblr, Instagram, Vine, Pinterest
  • Social TV
  • US Social Network Users: Forecast & Comparative Estimates

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Retail & Ecommerce

Comprehensive coverage of the omnichannel retail experience to better understand customers and drive revenues.

  • Retail Trends
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • US General Retail
  • Big Data
  • Omnichannel Retail Trends
  • Pricing Trends
  • Delivery & Pickup Trends
  • Proximity Marketing
  • Holiday Shopping
  • Back to School
  • Restaurants
  • Digital Ad Trends
  • Mobile/Usage
  • Ecommerce
  • US B2C Ecommerce Forecast & Comparative Estimates
  • Shopping Cart Usage &
    Abandonment Rates
  • Mobile Payments
  • Virtual Currencies
  • Social Commerce
  • Specialty Retail
  • Groceries
  • Apparel
  • Discount Stores

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Industry Deep Dives

In-depth coverage of key trends and shifts within top vertical segments.

  • Automotive
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Digital Shoppers & Buyers
  • Digital Dealership Trends
  • In-Car Media Update
  • B2B & SMB
  • B2B Social Trends
  • B2B Users/Usage Trends
  • B2B Mobile Trends
  • SMB Users/Usage Trends
  • Consumer Products
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Shoppers & Buyers
  • Food & Beverage
  • Personal Care & Beauty
  • Financial Services
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Digital Shoppers & Buyers
  • Digital Banking Trends
  • Digital Insurance Trends
  • Media
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Shoppers & Buyers
  • Subscription Spending Overview
  • Digital Music: Usage Trends
  • Smart TV: Penetration & Usage Trends
  • Gaming Revenue Trends
  • Pharma/Health
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Online Shoppers & Buyers
  • Users & Usage
  • Travel
  • Digital Ad Spending Forecast &
    Key Trends
  • Digital Shoppers & Buyers
  • Digital Trends for Hotels
  • Digital Trends for Airlines

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Global Coverage

Our global research ensures marketers worldwide have the data they need

Comprehensive Deep Dives

eMarketer publishes in-depth reports, interviews, benchmarks, forecasts, charts and thousands of data points on key countries affecting today‘s digital world. We offer the most comprehensive level of research on these countries and regions:

  • Canada
  • China
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Western Europe*

* Primarily France and Germany

Key Digital Topics

eMarketer produces regional reports, key benchmark data and proprietary estimates on digital marketing measures such as ad spending, ecommerce, social media, mobile penetration and device usage for these countries:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden

Data and Benchmarks

eMarketer also gathers research from thousands of sources on countries that are often ignored or underserved by other firms. By aggregating this data and making it easily accessible, we offer one of the most robust searchable databases in the industry—with an average of 15,000 charts published each year.

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

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Reports Schedule

eMarketer reports provide an in-depth understanding of each topic that we cover. Explore our recent and upcoming reports using the menu on the left. To learn more about why eMarketer's data and insights are the most trusted in the industry, read about our approach to research.

Recently Published Reports

China Time Spent with Media: Digital Activities Fuel a Multiscreen Market

January 2015

The story of media consumption patterns in China is one of a progressive and accelerating shift away from traditional media toward digital, and within digital toward consumption of digital video, particularly via mobile devices.

US College Students 101: Updating Fundamental Facts About This Diverse, Digital Cohort

January 2015

Many of today’s US college students don’t fit the stereotype of the full-time scholar on a four-year path to graduation. Meanwhile, digital technology has become a prominent element in students’ daily lives, including their activity as shoppers.

Native Video Advertising: Effective, but Still a Work in Progress

January 2015

Marketers, publishers and platform providers are using native video ads to monetize digital content. This trend is playing out across news media, social venues, video channels, gaming sites and streaming services. Growth forecasts are positive but several obstacles remain.

Small Businesses as B2B Customers: Ready to Spend, but Only if Given Good Reason

January 2015

An improving economy has small businesses poised to spend as they seek growth and not simple survival. Many owners of small companies aren’t very adept at using technology for business, and they’re a challenge for vendors to engage via digital channels.

Mexico Digital Video 2015: A Medium Best Served with a Focus on Demographics

January 2015

Internet users in Mexico already are avid digital video consumers. The market is set to expand further with rising smartphone adoption, a growing preference for longer-form video and more sophisticated efforts from advertisers.

Connected Health: Industry Perspectives

January 2015

The move toward a system of “connected” care in the US has many implications for marketers. Thought leaders in the healthcare ecosystem weigh in on what it means for the industry and how it is changing the way they do business.

Connected Health: More than Just Wearables—What Marketers Need to Know About Digitally Enabled Care

January 2015

The use of connected digital technology is poised to transform the US healthcare industry. It is laying the groundwork for a more efficient, interconnected and patient-centric model for the delivery of care.

Worldwide Tablet Users: 2015 Complete Forecast

January 2015

This inaugural forecast paints a clear picture: Tablets are not yet a worldwide phenomenon. One-third of internet users worldwide (34.6%) will use a tablet in 2015, but that figure is skewed by the abundance of users in developed markets.

UK Key Trends for 2015: Consumer-Focused Technologies Shift Up a Gear

January 2015

2015 will see several givens of the UK digital scene begin to shift. Consumer activity will evolve in areas like social networking, mobile payments and in-car connectivity. Meanwhile, marketers will explore new methods of ad buying and message personalization.

Worldwide Retail Ecommerce Sales: eMarketer's Estimates and Forecast, 2013-2018

January 2015

For the first time, eMarketer’s global ecommerce forecast includes total retail sales. Existing digital metrics have been updated as well, showing a world increasingly selling online to growing numbers of digital buyers.

Worldwide Internet and Mobile Users: Q4 2014 Complete Forecast

January 2015

In 2014, 40.4% of the global population will use the internet regularly, while 30.0% will use the mobile internet. Mobile internet access will help fuel overall internet adoption, especially in emerging markets.

Worldwide Ad Spending: Q4 2014 Complete Forecast

December 2014

Paid media ad spending will climb 6.6% to reach $558.68 billion worldwide in 2014, according to eMarketer’s latest global ad spending forecast. Digital ad spending will account for 26.2% of the total, while mobile ad investment—the main force behind growth—will make up 7.2%.

Worldwide Digital Travel Sales: eMarketer's Estimates and Forecast, 2013-2018

December 2014

Year-end digital travel sales for 2014 will total more than $450 billion worldwide, eMarketer estimates. Strong growth in Asia-Pacific and Latin America are helping drive overall worldwide sales growth, which will increase 13.3% this year.

Video Advertising in Social Media: 11 Insights to Help You Make the Most of It

December 2014

This isn’t your father’s YouTube. eMarketer’s in-depth interviews reveal best practices for doing video advertising in social media.

Video Advertising: How Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Snapchat are Changing the Rules

December 2014

The momentum around video advertising is growing on Facebook, Twitter and other social properties. Although they have the potential to threaten YouTube and TV, that hasn’t happened yet, and advertisers should be aware of the drawbacks.

US Ad Spending: Q4 2014 Complete Forecast

December 2014

Spending on paid media in the US will total $179.80 billion in 2014. Digital will account for 28.2% of total ad investments, with 10.6% going toward mobile. Digital ad spending will rise 17.7% in 2014 and another 15.5% in 2015, fueled by mobile.

Global Ecommerce Platforms 2014: A Country-By-Country Look at the Top Retail Ecommerce Sites

December 2014

Digital shoppers and buyers worldwide have great variation in their preferred ecommerce platform. This report provides an overview of the most popular retail ecommerce sites, product purchases and payment options in eMarketer’s core coverage markets.

Omnichannel Trends 2015: Mobile Is the New Retail Hub

December 2014

Omnichannel is becoming intrinsic to retail, but consumer expectations continue to outpace retailer capabilities. This report looks at the major trends that will influence the direction of retailer omnichannel strategies in 2015.

Cross-Device Targeting: Success Hinges on Device Identification Methods

December 2014

Device identification is key to cross-device targeting, but a lack of ID methodology standards leaves advertisers frustrated and their efforts fragmented. Could a unified approach or a universal ID be in the future? Many hope, yet remain skeptical.

Canada Digital Advertising: eMarketer's Latest Ad Spending Estimates and Outlook for 2015

December 2014

Digital and mobile are driving advertising growth as spending on traditional media is stagnant or in decline. Overall spending will log healthy growth in 2015, spurred by sports- and political-advertising growth.

US Digital Video Audience Profile: Who's Watching, How They're Watching and What Screens They're Watching

December 2014

The US audience for digital video will top 200 million in 2015. How much time are these people spending with video, which screens are they using and what are the implications for marketers?

Auto Dealers 2015: The Opportunity for Revolution in Retail

December 2014

A newly empowered customer is taking center stage in auto retailing, requiring massive shifts in dealership approaches to marketing, sales and customer experience.

Mobile Display Ad CPMs: The Going Rates and the Inventory Advertisers Value Most

December 2014

Supply continues to outweigh demand, keeping mobile ad prices below desktop norms. But the gap is shrinking. Mobile CPMs are trending upward due to an influx of advertisers, interest in specific ad formats and improved targeting capabilities.

State of UK Digital Advertising: In the Digital Mix, Mobile Means the Most

December 2014

Digital ad spending will represent almost half of UK media ad investment in 2014. Mobile will be the biggest propellant, powering most other growth trends, while programmatic buying gains a firmer foothold among methods for placing digital ads.

UK Mobile Ad Effectiveness 2014: Questions on Mobile's March to the Top

December 2014

UK advertisers are rushing headlong into a mobile-first future, with ad investment devoted to mobile efforts not only additive to overall media spending but also being pulled from other channels. But what will be the impact of this migration on the results they are hoping to achieve from media spend?

Key Digital Trends for 2015: What's in Store—and Not in Store—for the Coming Year

December 2014

eMarketer executive editor Noah Elkin identifies five key trends that will have a big impact next year and five emerging trends that might blow up—but might not—and five things you don’t have to worry about.

Canada Digital Banking: How Banks Are Positioned to Capture Share With Mobile

November 2014

As much as one-third of consumers in Canada are mobile bankers. But that number will grow as apps become feature-rich and mobile payments become mainstream.

Upcoming Reports

  • Report Titles (subject to change) Expected Availability
  • Digital Video and Travel January 2015
  • Western Europe Digital Users 2015 January 2015
  • Marketing Automation 2015 February 2015
  • China Digital Video February 2015
  • Complete Forecast Q1 2015 Worldwide Social Network and Mobile Social Users February 2015
  • Europe - Digital Video Trends February 2015
  • The State of Digital Display 2015 February 2015
  • Apps vs Mobile Web February 2015
  • Canada Ecommerce 2015 February 2015
  • International Cross-Border Ecommerce February 2015
  • Pinterest for Marketers February 2015
  • Digital Radio 2015 February 2015
  • Teens - 2015 March 2015
  • Demystifying the Marketing Cloud March 2015
  • Holiday Shopping 2015 - Lessons from 2014 March 2015
  • SEM and SEO Trends March 2015
  • Western Europe MCommerce Trends March 2015
  • State of Mobile Advertising March 2015
  • UK Ecommerce - Mcommerce 2015 March 2015
  • Creating Ads on the Fly April 2015
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Benchmark & Forecast Calendar

eMarketer's benchmarks and estimates build the foundation for each topic that we cover. Use the menu on the left to browse our forecast packages to see the frequency with which the data will get updated throughout the year. To learn more about why eMarketer’s data and insights are the most trusted in the industry, read about our approach to research.

Ad Spending

  • Benchmark & Forecast TopicUpdates Available
  • US Ad Spending Quarterly

    The eMarketer US Ad Spending Benchmarks package, published quarterly, includes estimates and projections for advertising spending across media channels, including TV, digital, print, radio and others. The package also dives deep into digital and mobile advertising spending across formats, including search, display, video and other categories.

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  • UK Ad Spending Quarterly

    This quarterly benchmark package includes historical estimates and forecasts on advertising spending across media channels, including TV, digital, mobile, print, radio and others. The package also takes a detailed look at digital and mobile advertising spending across search, display, and video formats, spending on social network advertising and net UK ad revenues for Google and Facebook.

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  • Worldwide Ad Spending Quarterly

    The eMarketer Worldwide Ad Spending Benchmarks package, released quarterly, includes historical estimates and forecasts for total media, digital, and mobile ad spending for six regions and over 20 countries. For select countries, estimates for digital ad spending across formats, including search and display, are included.

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  • Worldwide and US Ad Revenues at Major Platforms Quarterly

    This quarterly benchmark package examines how marketers are allocating ad dollars across major ad sellers and digital platforms, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Twitter and others. The figures include global and US ad revenues, market share, growth, APRU and related metrics across markets such as digital, mobile, display, search and others.

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  • Worldwide Social Network Ad Spending Quarterly

    This quarterly benchmark package includes historical estimates and projections for spending on social network advertising by marketers in six regions and select countries. Estimates are also broken out for ad spending on specific social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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Media Usage & Device Usage

  • Benchmark & Forecast TopicUpdates Available
  • US Internet Users Q1 & Q3

    The eMarketer US Internet User Benchmarks package include historical estimates and forecasts on usage levels of many activities of internet users and households across digital devices, including video viewership, audio and music listeners, social networking, email and search, gaming and other activities. The forecast also breaks down usage levels by age, gender, race/ethnicity.

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  • US Mobile Users Q1 & Q3

    This semiannual benchmark package examines the mobile landscape in the US. Historical estimates and forecasts are provided for mobile phone users, mobile phone internet users, smartphone users broken out by age, gender, and race/ethnicity. This package also includes estimates for mobile connections, smartphone users by operating system, mobile social network users, mobile Facebook users, mobile Twitter users, mobile video viewers, mobile music listeners, and mobile gamers, as well as mom, Baby Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial mobile phone users, mobile internet users and smartphone users.

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  • US Tablet Users Q1 & Q3

    This semiannual benchmark package includes historical estimates and forecasts for US tablet users, iPad users and ereader users. Estimates for tablet users contain breakouts for audiences by age, race/ethnicity and gender.

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  • US Time Spent with Media Q1 & Q3

    eMarketer’s semiannual US Time Spent with Media package examines the average time users spend per day with TV, radio, digital, mobile, and print media, down to the hours and minutes. Specific breakouts include estimates for time spent with smartphones, tablets, social networks, video, newspapers and magazines. This package also compares the average time spent per day with select media to major media ad spending.

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  • UK Internet Users Q1 & Q3

    The semiannual eMarketer UK Internet User Benchmarks package includes historical estimates and forecasts for fixed broadband subscriptions and households, internet users, social network users, Facebook users, Twitter users and digital video viewers. This forecast also includes breakouts for usage levels by age and gender.

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  • UK Mobile Users Q1 & Q3

    This semiannual benchmark package examines the UK’s mobile landscape, and includes forecasts for mobile phone users, mobile phone internet users, smartphone users, and mobile social network users broken out by age and gender. This package also contains estimates for mobile connections, smartphone users by operating system, mobile Facebook users, mobile Twitter users and mobile video viewers.

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  • UK Tablet Users Q2 & Q3

    This semiannual benchmark package includes historical estimates and forecasts for tablet users, iPad users and ereader users in the UK. Estimates for tablet users contain breakouts for audiences by age and gender.

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  • UK Time Spent with Media Q1 & Q3

    eMarketer’s UK Time Spent with Media forecasting package, released semiannually, includes estimates for the average time users spend per day (hours and minutes) with TV, radio, digital, mobile, and print media. This package also compares major media ad spending to the average time spent per day with select media.

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  • EU-5 Tablet Users Q2 & Q3

    eMarketer’s semiannual package for EU5 Tablet Users includes historical estimates and forecasts for tablet users in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, and the overall EU-5 market.

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  • Worldwide Internet Users Q2 & Q4

    The Worldwide Internet User package, released semiannually, includes historical estimates and forecasts for fixed broadband subscriptions and households and internet users for six regions and over 20 countries.

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  • Worldwide Mobile Users Q2 & Q4

    eMarketer’s Worldwide Mobile User Package, released semiannually, covers the mobile landscape in six regions and over 20 countries. Historical estimates and forecasts are provided for mobile connections, mobile phone users, mobile phone internet users, and smartphone users.

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  • Worldwide Social Network Users Q2 & Q4

    This semiannual benchmark package examines the social networking market in six regions and over 20 countries. eMarketer’s historical estimates and forecasts include figures for social network users and Facebook users.

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Retail & Ecommerce

  • Benchmark & Forecast TopicUpdates Available
  • US Digital & Mobile Travel Sales Q2 & Q3

    This semiannual benchmark package examines the digital and mobile travel market in the US. The forecast includes historical estimates and forecasts for digital and mobile travel sales, digital travel researchers and bookers, and mobile travel researchers and bookers. eMarketer takes a deep look at mobile travel in this package, with a comparison of smartphone travel sales and smartphone researchers and bookers to tablet travel sales and tablet researchers and bookers.

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  • US Digital Coupon Users Q2 & Q4

    eMarketer’s US Digital Coupon User forecasting package, published semiannually, includes estimates for US adult digital and mobile coupon users and mobile barcode scanners. Estimates for mobile coupon users include breakouts for adults who redeem coupons on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

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  • US Mobile Payments Q2 & Q4

    eMarketer’s annual US Mobile Payment Package includes historical estimates and forecasts for the number of proximity mobile payment users in the US, and the percentage of smartphone and mobile phone users who use a mobile device as a payment method. Projections for proximity mobile payment transaction values, the growth of proximity mobile payment values, and the average spend per user on proximity mobile payments are also included in this package.

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  • US Retail Ecommerce Q1 & Q3

    This benchmark package, published semiannually, dives deep into the US retail sector by examining US retail sales, retail ecommerce sales, retail mcommerce sales, retail ecommerce holiday season sales, digital travel sales, and retail ecommerce sales broken out by 10 product categories. Estimates for digital shoppers and buyers by age and mobile shoppers and buyers by device (tablet and smartphone) are also included in this package.

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  • UK B2C Ecommerce Q2 & Q4

    This benchmark package, published semiannually, examines the UK’s B2C ecommerce market. Historical estimates and projections for total retail sales, retail ecommerce sales, retail mcommerce sales, and digital travel sales are included, as are figures for digital shoppers and buyers, mobile shoppers and buyers by device (smartphone and tablet), and digital travel researchers and bookers.

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  • Worldwide B2C Ecommerce Q1 & Q2

    The semiannual Worldwide B2C Ecommerce package includes historical estimates and forecasts for B2C ecommerce sales, digital buyers and digital shoppers for six regions and over 20 countries. For select countries, forecasts are included for retail ecommerce sales and digital travel sales.

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Research Formats

eMarketer's philosophy is that research should be easy to use and convenient to access. That's why all of our topics are delivered to customers in a variety of formats, depending on how much time they have and how much depth they need.

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  • Charts

  • Forecasts

  • Comparative Estimates

  • Interviews

  • Articles

  • Webinars

  • Digging for deep insights and coverage on a topic? Check out our Reports and Webinars
  • Need benchmarks to validate your recommendations in a presentation? Check out our Charts, Forecasts and Comparative Estimates
  • Looking for a quick perspective before your meeting? Reach for our short-form Articles and Interviews with industry leaders.
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Each eMarketer report is the result of the combined efforts of our researchers, chart specialists, interviewers, analysts and editors. Concise and readable, reports provide an in-depth understanding of specific markets and trends, offering unique analysis based on the eMarketer method of looking at all available information. In short, they take the vast amount of data eMarketer assesses and publishes daily, and put that data into context for our clients. Each report has five distinct sections: the executive summary, the eMarketer view, findings, conclusions and sources.

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In the executive summary, the key questions addressed in the report are laid out along with relevant background information.

The eMarketer view gives you eMarketer’s take on what the crucial developments are, which way the marketplace is headed, and what you should be watching most closely.

The bulk of the report consists of eMarketer’s findings, which weave together third-party data with interviews, analysis and eMarketer forecasts to show you everything that is happening. The report’s key takeaways are highlighted in the conclusions section.

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Charts

eMarketer’s signature charts offer a quick, clear view of the latest data—both eMarketer forecasts and the latest numbers from the thousands of other sources eMarketer evaluates.

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Creating the over 10,000 charts eMarketer publishes a year means assessing 75,000 to 100,000 data points—and vetting all of them for accuracy and sound methodology. Despite the sheer volume of constantly updated information we publish, eMarketer’s searchable and browsable database makes it quick and easy to find what you need.

Once you do find the perfect piece of information, eMarketer gives you the option of exporting it as a PDF, JPEG, Excel file or PowerPoint slide, making it easy to pass along or incorporate into a presentation.

Finally, of course, each eMarketer chart is labeled with clear source and methodology information, so you know exactly what you’re looking at.

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Forecasts

eMarketer’s forecasts distill the collective predictions of the research world about the digital landscape. What makes the eMarketer perspective so reliable is that it’s supported by a transparent methodology, as well as robust comparisons to other estimates.

eMarketer bases all of our forecasts on a multipronged approach that focuses on both worldwide and local trends in the economy, technology and population along with company-, product-, country- and demographic-specific trends as well as trends in specific consumer behaviors. We analyze quantitative and qualitative data from a variety of research firms, government agencies, media outlets and company reports, weighting each piece of information based on methodology and soundness.

Additionally, every element of each eMarketer forecast fits within the larger matrix of all our forecasts, with the same assumptions and general framework used to project figures in a wide variety of areas. Regular re-evaluation of each forecast means those assumptions and framework are constantly updated to reflect new market developments and other trends.

eMarketer publishes forecasts on advertising spending, internet usage, mobile usage and ecommerce sales for countries in North America, Western Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Africa. Advertising spending forecasts are published quarterly and usage forecasts are published twice a year.

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Comparative Estimates

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Due to the dynamism and volatility of digital media, it’s hard to trust any single forecaster or organization to get it right. That’s why eMarketer comparative estimates present many credible predictions—alongside eMarketer’s own view—so you understand where researchers agree, or disagree, about where specific markets are heading.

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Interviews

eMarketer doesn’t just compare data points. It also compares viewpoints. We conduct and publish thousands of interviews with industry leaders. As with eMarketer’s other coverage, the goal is to find out what is really happening in the marketplace, whether there is a convergence or divergence of opinions and practices. Corporate clients don’t just get to look at the numbers, they get to hear about developments from the executives themselves.

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Articles

eMarketer also publishes shorter pieces, often focused on highlighting a single trend or data set from a longer report. eMarketer corporate clients have access to all of eMarketer’s articles, along with the reports, charts and interviews they draw from.

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Webinars

Join our analysts for dynamic presentations on the digital marketing topics that matter most to your business. After the webinar, their PowerPoint decks and audio commentary remain available for easy viewing anytime.