Category: Trends in Retail

The Ad Platform: Getting and Keeping Customers in the Social Distancing Economy

eMarketer Podcast: Getting and Keeping Customers in the Social Distancing Economy Shoppers’ routines have been disrupted, and many have tried new brands or digital retailers as a result. Jaysen Gillespie, vice president and head of analytics and data science at Criteo, joins Nicole Perrin, eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence, to discuss acquiring vs. retaining

How Digital Giants in China Are Helping Revive the Country’s Retail Sector

How Digital Giants in China Are Helping Revive the Country’s Retail Sector China?s retail sector has been on a steady path to recovery over the past few months. According to June data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in China, retail sales experienced a year-over-year drop of 1.8%, reaching $485.30 billion (RMB3.353 trillion). That

Is Omnichannel Retail Brick-and-Mortar’s Saving Grace?

Is Omnichannel Retail Brick-and-Mortar?s Saving Grace? It?s long been understood that US retail is over-stored. The US has more retail space per capita than any other country in the world, according to a 2018 analysis by Cowen and Company, at about 23.5 square feet per person compared to Canada, which is second on the list

Evaluating the Personalized Customer Experience in Retail: 5 Key Lessons

Evaluating Personalized CX in Retail: 5 Lessons In recent months, we conducted two distinct audits as part of an ongoing series to understand how well brands are capturing and using customer data to deliver a personalized experience in their marketing. Some results were surprising, some less so. Here are the top five observations and key

The Social Commerce Wars Heat Up

eMarketer Podcast: The Social Commerce Wars, Trying on Clothes Online and Retail Sales Bounce Back eMarketer junior analyst Blake Droesch, research analyst Daniel Keyes, principal analyst Andrew Lipsman and senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Cindy Liu discuss Pinterest’s latest social commerce moves. They then talk about May retail sales, an app that makes you