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Coverage of a Digital World

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

US Holiday Shopping 2017: Shoppers Continue Online Migration for This Year's Season

August 2017

As online shopping this holiday season continues to grab share from brick-and-mortar, retailers should pay attention to six trends that will shape the season.

Video Advertising in Social Media 2017: Showtime for Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter

August 2017

Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat are snapping up TV-style programming in an attempt to become video destinations. This report details those plans and the video ad formats that come with them.

Marketing Attribution 2017: Five Best Practices

August 2017

As companies look to a more holistic attribution practice, challenges persist. Those furthest ahead consider five key factors when transforming how they attribute marketing success.

Television Update H2 2017: Advanced TV's Progress

August 2017

Growth estimates and the key near-term drivers for addressable, programmatic, and over-the-top (OTT) TV advertising.

Asia-Pacific Retail and Ecommerce Sales: eMarketer's Estimates for 2016–2021

August 2017

Asia-Pacific will represent the largest share of retail and retail ecommerce sales worldwide, largely driven by consumer spending in China. This year, total retail sales in the region will hit $9.254 trillion, of which ecommerce will represent 14.7%.

US OTT Video and Pay TV Ecosystem: eMarketer's Estimates for 2016–2021

August 2017

eMarketer’s forecast for US connected TV, over-the-top (OTT) video and pay TV users, including our first-ever estimates for subscription OTT video service users.

UK Retail and Ecommerce: Economic, Sales and Buyer Trends for 2016–2021

August 2017

Economic struggles in the UK have slowed retail sales growth, but retail ecommerce sales continue to climb. eMarketer estimates UK retail ecommerce sales will total £81.55 billion ($110.07 billion) in 2017, largely driven by increasing mcommerce.

Storytelling in Sequence: How Brands Are Creating More Engaging Messaging

August 2017

Content marketing offers a variety of storytelling possibilities thanks to a proliferation of digital channels and platforms, and marketers are using content and ad creative sequentially to get longer, more compelling messages across to consumers.

Retail Ecommerce in France: Europe's Third Largest Market Posts Steady Gains

August 2017

Retail ecommerce sales in France will approach $42.5 billion this year—a gain of 8.8% compared with 2016. eMarketer has increased its forecasts for retail ecommerce sales, though these will account for just 6.7% of all retail sales nationwide in 2017.

Worldwide Digital Travel Sales: eMarketer's Estimates for 2016–2021

August 2017

eMarketer estimates worldwide digital travel sales will grow by 11.7% in 2017 to $612.91 billion. Asia-Pacific will become the world’s largest digital travel market in terms of sales, surpassing North America for the first time.

UK Digital Banking: Mobile Drives Steady Uptake, but Consumer Trust Remains an Issue

July 2017

Digital has shaken up the banking sector in the UK, but consumers are less eager to go digital-only. Security and privacy concerns are the biggest inhibitors, though younger age groups are much keener users of mobile banking in particular.

Retail Ecommerce in Germany: A Major Digital Market Growing in Size and Sophistication

July 2017

Retail ecommerce sales in Germany will rise 11.3% in 2017, eMarketer estimates, to reach $65.13 billion. Nearly 50 million people in the country will make a digital purchase at least once this year, equivalent to 81.5% of internet users.

Virtual and Augmented Reality StatPack: Current Forecasts and the State of the Market

July 2017

Classifications, user and revenue forecasts, and consumer insights for both virtual and augmented reality devices.

US Mothers' Digital Usage: What Matters More, What Matters Less

July 2017

Mothers’ digital usage is in flux as it migrates increasingly to smartphones—and as mothers range beyond Facebook in their social networking. Digital tools play a large and growing role in their shopping.

Luxury Ecommerce Worldwide: A Slow and Steady Shift to Digital

July 2017

Global online sales of luxury goods are growing faster than luxury sales overall, and digital channels are increasingly being used to research, purchase and drive in-store traffic.

Messaging App Marketing and Advertising: Putting WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Line and WhatsApp to Use

July 2017

An in-depth look at how businesses worldwide are using four of the leading messaging apps—WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Line and WhatsApp.

Messaging App Usage Worldwide: eMarketer's Updated Forecast, Leaderboard and Behavioral Analysis

July 2017

The size and influence of the mobile messaging audience worldwide continue to grow. eMarketer estimates that 1.82 billion people across the globe will use mobile messaging apps in 2017, which equates to nearly one-quarter (24.6%) of the world’s population.

Worldwide Retail and Ecommerce Sales: eMarketer's Estimates for 2016–2021

July 2017

eMarketer estimates retail ecommerce sales will hit $2.290 trillion this year, making up 10.1% of global retails sales. Three out of five internet users worldwide will make at least one digital purchase in 2017.

Western Europe Retail and Ecommerce: eMarketer's Estimates for 2016–2021

July 2017

For the first time since the eurozone debt crisis, retail and retail ecommerce sales will rise in every major market in Western Europe this year. In 2017, total retail sales in the region will reach $3.818 trillion, of which digital purchases will account for 8.8%.

Global Ecommerce Platforms 2017: A Country-by-Country Review of the Top Retail Ecommerce Sites

July 2017

A country-by-country overview of the top retail ecommerce platforms, popular ecommerce product categories and the most commonly used payment methods in 30 countries.

Worldwide Social Network Users: eMarketer's Estimates and Forecast for 2016–2021

July 2017

Social network users worldwide will total 2.46 billion in 2017. One-third of the global population will log on to a social network regularly this year, and 81.8% will use a mobile device to access these platforms.

B2B Event Marketing 2017: How the Event Stack Bridges Offline and Online

July 2017

This report explores how the event technology stack allows B2B marketers to better collect and use event data as part of larger marketing plans. It also covers why it’s important to bridge the offline/online data gap.

Canada Influencer Marketing: Planning and Measurement Grow More Sophisticated

July 2017

Brands in Canada are getting more sophisticated in planning and measuring influencer programs, assisted by a new set of tools available from local tech firms.

Out-Stream Video Advertising: Viewing Between the Lines

July 2017

Out-stream video advertising—defined as video units served in nonvideo environments such as text articles, games and social feeds—has emerged as a high-CPM format for publishers with limited video content.

Back-to-School Shopping Preview 2017: Strong Overall Sales Hide Weakness in Key Sectors

June 2017

Both ecommerce and total retail will have solid growth during the back-to-school season, but key offline sectors continue to show frailty.

Integrating TV, Digital and In-Store Data: The Pursuit of a True Omnichannel Audience

June 2017

Marketers are pushing for a more omnichannel, holistic view of their audiences, and that vision requires integrating audience insights from three core areas: TV, digital and in-store. Integration, however, poses substantial challenges.

Smart Homes, Smart Cities and Smart Cars: How the Internet of Things Is Connecting the World

June 2017

The internet of things (IoT) is playing an increasingly important role in people’s everyday lives. This series of “smart spaces” reports examines how connected devices, appliances, sensors and networks are being used in homes, cities and cars.

Q2 2017 Digital Video Trends: Monetization, Audience, Platforms and Content

June 2017

Recent data show that digital video ad spending is growing faster than previously forecast. Meanwhile, new subscription-based services are coming online as people spend more time with digital and less with TV.

Time Spent with Media in France, Germany and the UK: eMarketer's Updated Estimates and Forecast for 2014–2019

June 2017

The average adult in France and Germany will consume over 10 hours of media every day in 2017. Though behind in total time, UK adults will spend more daily time with media on digital platforms.

Facing Up to Ad Blocking: How Publishers, Advertisers and Their Digital Media Partners Are Responding

June 2017

Internet users aren’t in love with the current state of digital advertising, and many have decided to take control by enabling ad blockers. This has pushed publishers and other digital media partners to respond in turn.

Upcoming Reports

  • Report Titles (subject to change) Expected Availability
  • Video and TV in Canada August 2017
  • Email Benchmarks 2017 August 2017
  • UK Ad Spending by Industry August 2017
  • US TV and Digital Video StatPack 2017 August 2017
  • US Mobile Banking and Payments August 2017
  • Department Stores and Digital Commerce August 2017
  • Global Social Media Platforms StatPack September 2017
  • Teens 2017 September 2017
  • US Digital Users Update 2017 September 2017
  • Voice Assistants StatPack September 2017
  • Millennials in France September 2017
  • France Ad Spending by Industry September 2017
  • Search Advertising 2017 September 2017
  • UK Digital Users Update 2017 September 2017
  • Q3 2017 Digital Video Trends September 2017
  • Marketing to Millennials in France September 2017
  • Snapchat Advertising 2017 September 2017
  • US Ad Spending Update 2017 September 2017
  • Header Bidding 2017 September 2017
  • Account-Based Marketing September 2017
  • The Future of Retail 2017 September 2017
  • Germany Ad Spending by Industry October 2017
  • Mobile Marketing in Canada October 2017
  • EU-5 Ad Spending Update 2017 October 2017
  • Digital Video Ad Effectiveness 2017 October 2017
  • Artificial Intelligence and Marketing October 2017
  • Discount Stores and Digital Commerce October 2017
  • Home Furnishings Stores and Digital Commerce October 2017
  • Apparel Stores and Digital Commerce October 2017
  • Electronics Stores and Digital Commerce October 2017
  • New Technology and Security October 2017
  • Amazon Advertising October 2017
  • Digital Travel Platforms 2017 November 2017
  • Ecommerce Performance StatPack 2017 November 2017
  • Social Ad Effectiveness Scorecard 2018 March 2018
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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.

  • Reports

  • 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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Reports Download a Sample Report

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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