In an April 2018 survey by ThinkNow Research, 40% of US mobile app users said apps were Very Important in their daily life. Millennials were slightly more likely to feel this way, though not by much.
This infographic from X-Cart illustrates the many ways in which Instagram is exerting its influence as a social media channel.
The percentage of e-commerce sales made using a mobile phone decreased last year. That’s according to a report from Forrester Research, which says that mobile phones accounted for 36% of online retail sales last year, down from 43% in 2016.
Is mobile gaming a relaxing pastime? Nearly 40% of players think so, which is good news for mobile ad buyers, because many gamers say they tend to be more receptive to ads when they’re in a relaxed mood.
Some 65% of Gen V consumers report regular use of a tablet, according to a YouGov survey of almost 600 respondents ages 8-17. The results suggest that children ages 8-11 are the most frequent users (74% regularly using tablets), with regular usage tapering off among older kids.
Google shows an average of only 8.5 organic results on the first page of its US mobile searches, and just 8.7 on desktop searches.
Social networks are the most influential online media used by shoppers around the world when finding inspiration for their purchases.
Keeping up with technology isn’t the most pressing concern among grocers (that would be labor issues or competitive threats), but it’s definitely on their minds. In fact, it was the third most cited concern in the annual Progressive Grocer survey, up from ninth place last year.
Seven in 10 Americans ages 50 and older own a smartphone, says the AARP in research, and those Americans are most likely to use their devices for messaging.
A 2016 study by Forbes Insights and SAS found that 90% of executives worldwide who use data analytics noticed it improved their ability to deliver a superior customer experience. And According to a January 2018 survey of US senior decision-makers conducted by Verndale, big data/analytics was listed as the most important emerging technology for enhancing customer experience, cited by 63% of respondents.