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One-Fifth of UK Christmas Season Retail Sales Will Be Digital this Year

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Mobile shopping boosts digital sales

London, UK (October 31, 2016) — During the core holiday shopping period of November and December 2016, UK retail ecommerce sales will reach an estimated £16.90 billion ($28.83 billion) and 20.3% of all holiday season retail sales, up from £14.65 billion ($22.39 billion) and 17.8% last year.

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Sheelagh Doyle
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Posted on October 31, 2016.    

Amazon Prime Growing Fastest Among Streaming Video Services

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Apple TV struggles to add users

New York, NY (October 24, 2016) — Amazon’s efforts to unbundle its Prime video and shipping subscriptions have spurred more viewers to sign up for its streaming video service. eMarketer forecasts that Amazon will add more viewers to its service this year than previously projected. At the same time, eMarketer has adjusted its usage estimates for Netflix and Hulu downward due to a price increase and a change in business model, respectively.

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Douglas Clark
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Posted on October 26, 2016.    

UK Digital Ad Spend Will Continue Double-Digit Growth in 2016

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Revenues at Facebook, Twitter and Google will outpace overall digital growth

London, UK (October 2, 2016) — Strong demand for digital advertising will help to keep the UK’s advertising market in the black this year, indicating that—for the moment at least—the industry is shrugging off concerns about the impact of a potential Brexit.

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Sheelagh Doyle
PR Director, EMEA/APAC
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sdoyle@emarketer.com

Posted on October 3, 2016.