Advertising & Marketing


eMarketer principal analyst Karin von Abrams and GlobalWebIndex (GWI) chief research officer Jason Mander discuss eMarketer’s ninth annual Global Media Intelligence report, a comprehensive review of traditional and digital media usage in 41 countries, based on GWI data. Focus areas include the growth of digital video, the shifting device landscape and the latest on voice assistants and smart-home devices.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam explores our recently adjusted ad spending figures for YouTube, including how the platform has weathered brand-safety concerns.

Amazon will earn almost $10 billion in US net of more than 33% over 2018. This represents a downward revision to our previous forecast due to slower-than-expected growth in H1 2019. Earlier this year, we expected Amazon’s ad business to grow by 53% to $11.33 billion.

As some traditional brands and retailers flounder, a host of direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands have risen to capture US shoppers’ imagination—and an increasing share of their wallets. Many of these challenger brands haven’t yet leaned into holiday marketing like their established counterparts. But with continued business momentum, the ability to make marketing investments and expanded physical presences, this year should see additional emphasis.

In recent years, the digital advertising and media industries have had to reckon with changes to how they can use customer data. The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set standards for how companies can use personal data, and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will follow suit starting in 2020. Industry-led changes like Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) and similar browser updates have also restricted what marketers and media companies can do.

Consumers’ use and acceptance of biometric technology—especially facial recognition—varies widely, depending on which part of the world you’re in.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom examines our first-ever ad spend estimates for US connected TV.

eMarketer, in collaboration with Starcom Worldwide and GlobalWebIndex, released its annual Global Media Intelligence Report on key digital trends worldwide this week.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam shares our total media ad spending outlook for Germany and what’s behind traditional’s sluggish growth.

eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar presentation featuring John Barnes, CTO and Matt Hussey, director of solutions engineering at Infutor Data Solutions. They shared the key steps marketers should implement to make a huge impact on conversions and customer lifetime value.

Getty Images CMO Gene Foca joins eMarketer executive editor Rimma Kats to discuss why companies shouldn’t chase after the latest “must have” tools and why you shouldn’t overspend on a marketing stack.

While the lure of retail media is even stronger than it seems, retailers grapple with whether it’s a viable opportunity or a shiny new object to chase.

Nearly 50% of CMOs say their companies do not have a unified measurement approach across offline and online media, according to a survey from The CMO Club and Catalina Marketing. Catalina shares four ways to use multitouch attribution to uncover actionable insights.

For our recent report on digital video in the UK, Graeme Hutcheson, director of advanced advertising strategy at Sky Media, the company’s advertising sales arm, outlined how the firm is dealing with changing consumption habits of its UK subscriber base and how it’s altering its advertising proposition as a result.

There’s no qualifying checklist for a marketer to become a CMO, but most will tell you that the pathway to the helm of a marketing department involves a mix of expertise, diversity of experience and a willingness to learn.

Traditionally, organizations haven’t viewed the customer experience as a singular thing owned by one particular person or department. That’s changed, as brands have worked to put customers at the forefront—and it’s given modern CMOs new importance as owners of that experience.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Jillian Ryan explain how email is changing in usage, measurement and personalization. They also discuss Netflix Q3 earnings, how companies struggle to top Google's search results and what matters to consumers when buying a new smartphone.

When CMO Ryan Dell joined MVMT in 2016, the fashion brand was primarily a direct-to-consumer (D2C) watch seller with little retail presence. After establishing the brand—largely through building a strong following on social media—MVMT caught the attention of watch giant Movado Group, which acquired the company last year.

We recently sat down with retailers, including Knix, Natori and Enjoy Life Foods, to discuss their current marketing efforts and how they define digital transformation. Previously, we dug into the marketing channels they rely on most, challenges they face with measurement and whether they’ve acquired enough first-party data. In our final “Industry Voices: A Focus on Retail” video, we look at how digital transformation has changed the way retail employees are collaborating and working together.

The growing US search ad market is dominated by Google. But Amazon and smaller players have the ad giant in their crosshairs. According to our latest US ad spending forecast, Google’s share of search ad revenues will drop, while that of Amazon will grow over the next two years.