Even so, actual demand for apps is more nuanced than the slow rise in smartphone users in the US and other wealthy countries would suggest. For one thing, app demand in developing markets is growing rapidly. We estimate that the number of smartphone users in India will rise by 13.2% this year. In Indonesia, smartphone users will grow by 12.1%.
The panel is not representative of all US internet users; more than half of respondents said they used an ad blocker as of the July 2019 survey, and respondents also skewed older, female and affluent. Still, there’s no reason not to think this group’s opinion of specific ad types isn’t representative of groups that are relatively likely to block ads.
A typical cabin bag, with an “aerospace-grade German polycarbonate hard shell,” has several other luxury features, including a built-in compression pad and smart charger. Buyers can add a monogrammed leather luggage tag to their order and expect to receive their suitcase within two to five days.
Tina Craig launched U Beauty after building a large following for her posts related to luxury handbags and beauty. “Checkout allows us to grow U Beauty with accurate consumer buying behavior based on content,” she said. “This enables me to adjust content accordingly with an immediacy not offered by retailers. Plus, there’s the ease of purchase without leaving Instagram.”.
“In general, Chinese consumers have been and will in the short term continue to upgrade to more premium and luxury products and services,” said Michael Zakkour, vice president of China/APAC and global ecommerce practices at Tompkins International, when asked whether consumer confidence will continue to stay high in China. But he also warned of the impact of the US-China trade war.