OCT 11, 2021
The forecast: In 2021, US Roku monthly users will increase by 11.5%, reaching 111.7 million monthly users. With these figures, Roku maintains its position as the most-used connected TV (CTV) device in the US market, though Amazon Fire TV is catching up.
SEP 2, 2021
Walmart edged out Amazon in 2020 as the leading US grocery ecommerce retailer. We expect Walmart to continue outselling Amazon in grocery ecommerce sales through our 2023 projections.
AUG 19, 2021
In Latin America, mobile commerce saw increased time spent as government-mandated lockdowns forced consumers indoors: Double-digit gains will continue through the end of the forecast period in 2025.
SEP 10, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss why life may never be the same again, the significance of five minute TikTok videos, WhatsApp's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fine, whether convenience really is king, drone deliveries, ways to energize a workforce during the pandemic, why some countries drive on the left (or the right) side of the road, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Suzy Davidkhanian, director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, and senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.
AUG 10, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Amazon's Q2 performance of its retail business, some takeaways from its Prime offering, and where it stands on its physical stores strategy. We then talk about capitalizing on the subscription box trend, how buy-now-pay-later users are different from credit card users, and if malls really are within striking distance of 2019 traffic levels. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Cindy Liu.
AUG 5, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Spotify's Q2 performance, what to make of its ad revenue growth, and how its podcast investments are getting on. We then talk about where Amazon wants to take Alexa, social audio's monetization issue, and the significance of the NBA and iHeartMedia podcast partnership. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.
JUL 29, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what brand new forecasts the forecasting team cooked up in Q2, including social media buyers and buy now, pay later service users. We then talk about the 2021 NBA finals ratings, a landmark ruling that lets brands work with NCAA athletes, and why OOH ad prices are on the rise. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam and director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Oscar Orozco.
JUL 23, 2021
Aussies love their social commerce! Or so it would seem, based on eMarketer’s inaugural forecast for social buying in Australia.
JUL 21, 2021
eMarketer forecasts that retail media and connected TV (CTV) will be among the fastest-growing digital ad channels this year. Jed Dederick, senior vice president of global client and agency development at demand-side platform The Trade Desk, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin to discuss what the firm has learned over the course of the pandemic, what buyers want from CTV and retail media, and why resolving the identity crisis is so important.
APR 7, 2021
US click-and-collect sales more than doubled in 2020 and will sustain double-digit growth rates over the next four years, according to our latest forecast. We estimate that US shoppers spent $72.46 billion via click and collect last year, accounting for 9.1% of all ecommerce sales. This year, those figures will increase to $83.47 billion and 9.9%, respectively.
JUL 7, 2021
Social commerce sales in the US are picking up, but the size of the market pales in comparison to that of China, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast on social commerce.
JUL 9, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what the most interesting areas of Amazon's business are, what longer videos mean for TikTok, why marketers should focus on Clubhouse and/or podcasts, why one company is bringing TV ads to console games, where Walmart beats Amazon, when we can expect to enjoy space tourism, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Cindy Liu, forecasting analyst Peter Vahle and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
APR 5, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how stores will likely shape-shift, what happens to curbside pickup going forward, and how "virtual" shopping experiences are about to get. We then talk about whether "buy now, pay later" is sticking around, Amazon's emerging national grocery chain, and how Walmart+ is doing six months after launch. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Cindy Liu and analyst at Insider Intelligence Daniel Keyes.
JUL 1, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how resale is taking retail by storm, what will happen to fast fashion, and how much companies need to do in terms of sustainability in the eyes of the consumer. We then talk about how retail growth is getting on halfway through the year, what the pandemic did to small businesses, and what technology retailers are (and are not) doubling down on. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Cindy Liu.
JUN 25, 2021
But older shoppers are catching on
MAR 24, 2021
Our latest forecast shows that Amazon, Walmart, and eBay will remain the top three largest ecommerce companies in the US by total sales volume, while Best Buy and Target will usurp The Home Depot and Wayfair for the No. 5 and No. 6 spots on the 2021 list, respectively.
JUN 24, 2021
Ecommerce sales at Walmart, including Sam's Club, will reach $67.39 billion in 2021, per our forecast.
JUN 10, 2021
JUN 15, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how many Americans have adopted telehealth, how people are using it, and what's both driving it forward and holding it back. We then talk about the popularity of buy now, pay later services, why some retailers are now starting to expand their brick and mortar presence, and what adding prescription discounts might do for Amazon and Walmart's membership programs. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Lisa Phillips and director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence Cindy Liu.
JUN 11, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss some updates in the social audio landscape, whether convenience is outweighing price, if fashion rental can make a comeback, podcast ads versus other ad formats, changes in millennials' spending behaviors, how football players are similar to bears in more than just stature, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer analyst Nina Goetzen, forecasting analyst Peter Vahle, and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
JUN 8, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss who owns everything in the media universe, the formation of Warner Bros. Discovery, and why Amazon bought MGM. We then talk about how people are consuming sports in different ways, CNN's new streaming service, and whether HBO Max with ads can make a big splash. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Eric Haggstrom.
JUN 8, 2020
Coronavirus effects have radically altered the US retail and ecommerce landscape, with surprising changes in consumer behavior and category and retailer performance.
MAR 10, 2021
In this Meet the Analyst Webinar, Zia Daniell Wigder, senior vice president of content at Insider Intelligence, broke down our 2021 US retail and ecommerce sales forecast, and covered the significant shifts marketers will need to take into consideration for their in-store and ecommerce strategies long term.
MAY 11, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting aspects of Amazon's Q1 results, including whether it's losing in groceries, shoppers who may never go back into stores, and how local businesses are fighting back against Amazon in Canada. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Cindy Liu and analyst at Insider Intelligence Daniel Keyes.
FEB 24, 2021
The growth of the online category accelerated beyond
our previous expectations in 2020. Amid the pandemic, tens of millions of US consumers became online grocery buyers for the first time, according to our latest forecast on US grocery sales. In 2021, this behavior will go from trial to habit for many shoppers.