via emarketer.com The leading source of disruption may be obvious: sales or promotions, cited by 66% of shoppers in a January 2012 Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research survey. Coupons followed at 30%, while the next most popular reason shoppers buy items they did not intend to purchase beforehand provides insight into a different type of […]
via emarketer.com According to Deloitte’s 2011 Annual Pantry Survey, 90% of consumers knew what they were buying ahead of time and 83% knew which brands they wanted to consider purchasing. In terms of pre-shopping behavior, a February 2012 report by SymphonyIRI found that 70% of consumers made shopping lists, and circulars and coupons had the […]
via emarketer.com The smartphone class is not defined by age, gender, income or race. Instead it is defined by its members’ shared behaviors. Understanding the common behavioral traits that unite the class makes members easy to recognize and underscores the influence this class of consumers is having on how Americans communicate, consume media and shop. […]
n via emarketer.com eMarketer estimates nearly 116 million Americans will use a smartphone at least monthly by the end of this year, up from 93.1 million in 2011. By 2013, they will represent over half of all mobile phone users, and by 2016, nearly three in five consumers will have a smartphone. Red the rest […]
via marketplace.org You’ve heard of popup stores, right? Companies setting up storefronts that might only be around for a week or a day or even just a couple of hours. It’s a marketing gimmick, a not-so-sublte attempt to gin up consumer excitement over one thing or another. In Oakland, Calif., they’ve taken it to the […]
Kai Ryssdal discusses the rise of the eTextbook.
via emarketer.com In February 2012, eMarketer estimated that Facebook users in Latin America, including internet users of any age logging on via any device, will reach 207.3 million in 2014. At that point, they will account for nearly 70% of internet users in the region and more than a third of the total population. Read […]
via emarketer.com Internet usage is spreading rapidly in Latin America, and users in several countries are spending more time online than the worldwide average, according to December 2011 research from comScore. Among Latin American populations, internet users in Brazil spent the most time online that month, at 27 hours on average, followed by Mexico and […]
via emarketer.com The highest percentage of respondents, 28%, said they arrived at a website by typing in a web address. But search was a close second, at 27%. Read the rest at eMarketer.
via emarketer.com Of those who visited a travel or hospitality site, 26% said they did so to make a reservation. One in five arrived at a site in search of information about hotels, and the same percentage of respondents said they were looking for price information. Read the rest at eMarketer.