Advertising & Marketing

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Nicole Perrin, along with junior analyst Blake Droesch, discuss the latest EU ruling against Facebook, whether our phones are listening to us, Uber’s new jobs app and more.

In this Meet the Analyst webinar, eMarketer principal analyst Lauren Fisher discussed how privacy concerns and laws will shape the digital marketing landscape over the next 12 months.

The transformation of technology and systems has given rise to a whole new host of responsibilities for B2B Tech CMOs, but most will tell you that the future of the role is focused on providing a holistic customer experience to ensure growth and loyalty.

We recently sat down with retailers, including Natori, Article 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, whether they’ve acquired enough first-party data and what a unified customer view looks like. In today’s “Industry Voices: A Focus on Retail” video, we look at how whether they’ve undergone a digital transformation and what that looks like.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam explores our ad spending estimates for France, including some bright spots for traditional media.

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco tees up our numbers for UK digital out-of-home advertising and factors behind its growth.

eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman explains how Amazon can potentially upend the TV world and the company's latest plans, including opening a new grocery store chain and installing Amazon Go in airports and theaters.