Gen Xers had the highest average income before taxes last year, of roughly $95k, according to the latest annual Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they averaged the most spending, too.
Google took the lead over Facebook last year in referrals to media sites. An analysis from the firm delves into the major referrers by article category, finding that Google search is a bigger referrer than Facebook for most.
Long-form video is spreading across social media. With the launch of IGTV, Instagram joined Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter in a space getting more crowded by the day.
Which B2C industries and brands enjoy the highest net promoter scores (NPS)? NICE Satmetrix, one of the co-developers of this metric, asked 62,000 Americans to rate 188 brands across 23 industry sectors.
Young people are watching less traditional TV in the home – that much is clear. But data from Nielsen indicates that they haven’t abandoned their interest in linear TV.
Food is one of the most underpenetrated digital sales categories in the US: eMarketer expects only 2.8% of food and beverage sales will occur online this year.
Millennials in the US generally watch Comedy, Action/Adventure and Drama on TV but gravitate to News first on digital devices, finds a report from Oath.
Media subscription services for video, music and software have become so ingrained in our routines that for many, monthly fees are just a part of life. But consumers can only budget so much for these conveniences. Are media budgets squeezing out meal kits and other subscription box services?
Despite persistent gloom and doom surrounding the retail industry, the first half of the year has been positive for most product categories. According to the newly released monthly retail sales report from the US Census Bureau, for H1 2018, retail sales (excluding auto parts and gasoline) totaled $2.06 billion, up 4.9% year over year.
It’s true, merchants can no longer rely on traditional anchors—usually department stores—to attract crowds. According to Coresight Research, the number of full-line department stores will shrink to 4,750 by 2023, down 19.5% from 2017.