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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

UK Programmatic Advertising Forecast: Automated Trading on Track to Dominate Digital Display Ad Spending

September 2015

Programmatic trading will account for over half of all digital display ad spending in the UK in 2015. Programmatic direct deals have played a bigger role in the UK market than open exchanges to date, but private marketplaces represent growing middle ground.

Holiday Ecommerce Preview 2015: US Shoppers Expected to Spend More This Season

September 2015

The 2015 holiday season is expected to be a good one, both for ecommerce and for US retail sales overall. This report looks at eMarketer’s retail sales forecast for the holiday season and identifies specific trends that will influence ecommerce this year and in the near future.

US Millennials and Video: Seven Insights into Their Evolving Screen Choices and Viewing Habits

August 2015

US millennials are enthusiastic digital video viewers, but their unique habits and shifting screen choices often make it difficult for advertisers to understand them. What do marketers need to know to reach this demographic effectively?

Canada Mobile Search: Marketers Shift Investments to Follow User Behavior

August 2015

Search has long led digital advertising investments in Canada when it comes to desktop. Now it’s mobile search’s turn, especially for local marketers, who can use targeted tools to reach highly goal-oriented consumers more easily than ever before.

YouTube Advertising: Why Google's Platform Will Stay on Top

August 2015

Despite an increasingly crowded field of competitors, YouTube hasn’t stopped delivering strong financial results and robust numbers of engaged users. Looking forward, the platform is unlikely to lose its spot as an essential element of branded content and advertising campaigns.

Worldwide Social Network Users: eMarketer's Updated Estimates for 2015

August 2015

The worldwide social network audience will surpass the 2 billion mark in 2015. More than 28% of people worldwide will use a social network regularly this year, with nearly 82% of this group utilizing a mobile phone to access these platforms.

Worldwide Internet and Mobile Users: eMarketer's Updated Estimates for 2015

August 2015

In 2015, 43.0% of the worldwide population will use the internet regularly, with 32.2% going online via mobile phone. The growing mobile internet user base will drive overall internet adoption, especially in emerging markets.

Digital Ad Blocking: Will Escalating Usage Imperil Marketing, Monetization Efforts?

August 2015

While the impact on publishers to date has been mixed, consumer use of ad blockers is growing. If a significant portion of the digital audience ends up using them, a major disruption to the existing publishing model is possible. The ultimate result of this trend is in the hands of digital heavyweights like Google, which must balance the risk of losing ad revenue to blockers against the danger of angering users.

Email Marketing Benchmarks 2015: Are Performance Metrics Revealing Signs of Consumer Fatigue?

August 2015

Email continues to prove a strong method for messaging customers, yet performance metrics such as clickthrough rate and open rate may be on the decline. To stay relevant and effective, email efforts need to be integrated into a more mobile-friendly cross-channel strategy.

Beacons for Retailers: Beyond the Hype

August 2015

Despite little large-scale success with beacons so far, retail marketers continue to show interest in them for their geotargeting capabilities, and new developments may hold promise for the most hopeful among them. Consumers, however, have yet to show any real enthusiasm for the technology.

Auditing the Highly Affluent in the US: 10 Questions and Answers About People with Serious Money

August 2015

Looking beyond the “mass affluents,” who constitute over one-fifth of the US population, this report examines attitudes and behavior of the narrower population of consumers with more substantial income and/or wealth.

The Mobile Wallet: Six Things Marketers Should Know

August 2015

Mobile wallets are intended to make commerce more convenient, whether in a store or through an app. As consumer adoption grows, marketers have an opportunity to use mobile wallet platforms to deliver more compelling and effective commerce experiences.

Global Mobile Landscape 2015: A Country-by-Country Guide to Mobile Phone and Smartphone Usage

July 2015

This report provides an overview of the mobile phone landscape in eMarketer’s core countries of coverage, focusing on penetration rates, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market share, mobile operating system market share and the state of 4G.

Instagram Advertising: What Marketers Need to Know

July 2015

Instagram’s ad business should ramp up quickly in 2015, with the addition of direct-response features, the ability to buy ads via an API and enhanced targeting. eMarketer expects Instagram will record $595 million in ad revenue this year and near $3 billion in 2017.

Worldwide Digital Travel Sales: The eMarketer Forecast for 2015

July 2015

Digital travel sales will total more than $481 billion worldwide in 2015. Strong demand in Asia-Pacific and Latin America will help drive overall worldwide sales growth, which will come in at 13.1% this year.

Worldwide Retail Ecommerce: The eMarketer Forecast for 2015

July 2015

Worldwide retail sales will surpass $22 trillion in 2015, up 6.3% from 2014. Retail products and services purchased on the internet will account for 7.3% of the total retail market worldwide, or $1.672 trillion.

App Marketing 2015: Fighting for Downloads and Attention in a Crowded Market

July 2015

Mobile apps are more popular than ever. But their success is increasing competition, making it difficult for marketers to get their apps noticed and used. What are the best ways for apps to acquire new users, and to keep the existing ones coming back?

Canada Sports on Mobile: Fueling New Fan Experiences

July 2015

The ways in which Canada’s sports fans use mobile, whether at the game or on the couch, provide valuable context for broadcasters, advertisers and anyone else looking to engage this consumer segment.

Multichannel Networks and Digital-First Video Content: Growing Audiences Beyond the YouTube Core

July 2015

Multichannel networks (MCNs) serve as the connective tissue between YouTube’s audiences and its advertisers. However, more and more MCNs are expanding to other platforms, potentially shifting the center of gravity away from YouTube.

US Mothers 2015: Tracking Today's Patterns of Motherhood, Digital and Otherwise

July 2015

The term “mother” now covers a population that varies widely in everything from income to household composition to educational attainment, as well as working vs. stay-at-home status. Digital usage is something of a common denominator, though.

Upcoming Reports

  • Report Titles (subject to change) Expected Availability
  • Mobile Attribution September 2015
  • Gen X - Pay Attention September 2015
  • US Ad Spending Q3 2015 September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Latin America September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Western Europe September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Central and Eastern Europe September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Asia-Pacific September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - North America September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Middle East and Africa September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Definitions and References September 2015
  • Global Media Intelligence 2015 - Executive Summary September 2015
  • Latin America - Digital Ad Spending September 2015
  • China Ecommerce - 2015 September 2015
  • Retail Email Marketing Trends September 2015
  • Worldwide Ad Spending Q3 2015 September 2015
  • Q3 2015 State of Video September 2015
  • Digital Out of Home Advertising September 2015
  • Programmatic Advertising Forecast - 2015-2016 October 2015
  • Programmatic Advertising 2015: Mobile October 2015
  • Programmatic Advertising 2015: Video October 2015
  • Programmatic Advertising 2015: TV October 2015
  • Digital Video - Best Practices 2015 October 2015
  • Canada Programmatic 2015 October 2015
  • Boomers - 2015 October 2015
  • Programmatic Advertising 2015: Native October 2015
  • Millennials and Social Media October 2015
  • Social Advertising Effectiveness October 2015
  • UK Social Media Usage October 2015
  • Global Ecommerce Platforms - 2015 November 2015
  • Social Commerce 2015 November 2015
  • Chat Apps November 2015
  • Connected TV November 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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  • 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.