JUL 19, 2021
There’s a lot of attention paid to direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands right now, and for good reason: in addition to the pandemic-fueled 45.5% growth from 2019 to 2020, US digital D2C sales are expected to grow another 15.9% in 2021, reaching $175 billion by 2023, according to our estimates.
JUL 6, 2021
Though virtually unknown outside of China, a new crop of local direct-to-consumer brands are making a name for themselves at home—and even outperforming some of the major foreign players.
JUN 28, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss online shopping: Which countries are growing the fastest around the world and why, how D2C brands are changing things up, and how do we solve for all the extra waste created from the ecommerce boom. Tune in to the discussion as eMarketer principal analyst Bill Fisher hosts principal analyst Paul Briggs and research analyst at Insider Intelligence Man Chung Cheung.
JUL 9, 2021
In this Meet the Analyst Webinar, Jeremy Goldman, eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence, discusses what companies of all sizes can learn from disruptive digitally native D2C brands such as SmileDirectClub, Warby Parker, FIGS, Ergatta, and more.
JUN 13, 2021
eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar featuring ActionIQ’s Tamara Gruzbarg, head of customer insights, and e.l.f. Beauty’s Brigitte Barron, director of global CRM and customer growth. They discussed how e.l.f. Beauty is driving its D2C transformation and expanding customer loyalty.
JUN 24, 2021
JUN 24, 2021
FEB 11, 2021
JUL 7, 2021
Digital health cos burst open the funding floodgates: They brought in a record $14.7 billion in the first half the year alone—we unpack why so many of these cash recipients are those using a direct-to-consumer model.
JUL 20, 2021
Amazon is maneuvering to become a dominant player in direct-to-consumer healthcare services, beginning with its online pharmacy and telehealth services for its employees. It may acquire more healthcare delivery outlets, such as primary care and urgent care clinics. Entrenched industry players are watching carefully.
FEB 1, 2021
MAY 31, 2021
The past year has been a whirlwind for many brands as they readjusted their marketing efforts to keep up with the changing landscape. One such brand, direct-to-consumer (D2C) company Peace Out Skincare, learned to be more nimble as it navigated a then-emerging platform—TikTok—and the Gen Z customers it caters to.
MAY 19, 2021
Ro plants more seeds in fertile reproductive health market: The D2C digital health company scooped up Modern Fertility for $225 million—here’s why it’s a strategic growth move.
MAY 17, 2021
In-person discovery is an integral part of a spirit marketer’s strategy. So when brand discovery shifted online, Brenne Whisky found that consumers aren’t shy about a buy-to-try purchase. Watch Industry Voices Spotlight on CPGs with Brenne’s president and founder Allison Parc to hear how direct-to-consumer (D2C) access made continued discovery possible.
APR 27, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what brand-new forecasts the forecasting team cooked up in Q1, including time spent with TikTok and some direct-to-consumer (D2C) numbers. We then talk about say-through rates for voice ads, the battle between host-read and preproduced ads, and how knowledge workers will soon use a virtual assistant every day. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior director of forecasting Shelleen Shum, directors of forecasting Oscar Orozco and Cindy Liu, and forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Vahle.
APR 16, 2021
APR 5, 2021
The direct-to-consumer (D2C) model has been making waves over the past few years, as a greater emphasis on owned and operated online channels has been placed. In 2020, this model became even more attractive as brands and retailers faced disrupted supply chains, delayed orders, and store closures.
MAY 5, 2021
MAR 14, 2021
Even before the pandemic, the direct-to-consumer (D2C) space was heating up in Western Europe. But the side effects of stay-at-home orders helped accelerate D2C’s popularity, and the landscape looks to be permanently altered.
MAR 11, 2021
Now, increasing restrictions on data collection, changes to Apple’s Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), and the death of the third-party cookie will mean that winning brands must reduce their dependence on third parties, and place a greater focus on first-party data and owned channels. In short, they’ll need more direct-to-consumer (D2C) marketing, and less (though still plenty) advertising.
MAR 4, 2021
A direct-to-consumer (D2C) strategy wasn’t top-of-mind when soda brand Olipop launched in 2017. In fact, during its first year of business, the brand didn’t even have a website—primarily relying on retail brick-and-mortar partnerships to drive sales. But last year, everything changed.
MAR 1, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss why marketers need to work on their mid-funnel (mid-range) game and the potential opportunities. We then talk about Peloton's apparel ambitions, Walmart's Q4 and 2020 performance, and packaged food giants' game plan for direct-to-consumer (D2C) sales. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Andrew Lipsman.
JAN 18, 2021
The emergence of new companies selling direct online has been a big story for some time. Mattress brands Casper and Emma, luggage maker Away, beauty company Glossier, and garment retailer Happy Socks were among the first highly successful direct-to-consumer (D2C) firms, many of them based in Europe.
JAN 5, 2021
JAN 4, 2021
The combination of growing inventory, brands pulling back ad spend, and the overall rising tide of ecommerce growth has reopened opportunities for many D2Cs.