Product Categories Purchased Online [CHART]

Online consumers spent 33% to 45% of their monthly beauty and personal care budgets online, according to a March 2012 survey of online buyers in North America conducted by A.T. Kearney. Shoppers are using both etailers and brick-and-mortar stores to purchase these types of consumer packaged goods, meaning that brands need to step up multichannel…

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2011 Video Ad Completion Rates, By Industry [CHART]

via Consumer goods manufacturers had the most success among various verticals in getting their video ads viewed in 2011, finds a PointRoll study [pdf] released in May 2012. Consumer goods ads were fully completed 48% of the time, and at least halfway completed 64% of the time. While their 100% completion rate was only…

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Top Brands’ Google+ Fan Engagement By Industry [CHART]

via Simply Measured also tracks which industries are performing well on Google+ and as of May 2012, nearly 2.7 million people had put an automotive brand in their Circles, pushing automotive ahead of electronics as the most popular industry. In February, electronics and beverages were the top two industries based on the same metric.…

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