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Brands Struggle to Address Changing Consumer Behaviors and Needs During the Pandemic

Only 16% of consumers said brands handled call volumes and service requests exceptionally well, according to new CallMiner study CallMiner, the leading provider of speech and customer engagement interaction analytics, released a new research study – Customer Experience Insights from the Pandemic: Brand Performance, Consumer Preferences and Lessons Learned. The study uncovers how brands responded to the pandemic, the ongoing impact on customer preferences and behavior, and how organizations can leverage newly gained insights…

How Brands Mimicking Consumer Behavior Is Crucial to Getting Ahead of Ad Fraud

2020 has been a tumultuous year by any standard, with some industries suffering greatly while others experienced increased business as a result. The global lockdown has seen the digital landscape grow sharply as many physical activities and experiences were forced to suddenly cease because of government regulation. The gradual shift to online activity has been clear for many years, but the recent circumstances have pushed online adoption forward the best part of decade, as consumers were forced to dispense with any…

How Consumer Behavior and Attitudes Are Reshaping Life During and After COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly altered consumers’ behaviors and attitudes, upending brands’ marketing strategies and plans. Now, roughly four months into the pandemic in the U.S., we are just beginning to gain a better understanding of the impact of these changes in the short and long terms, and how brands must adapt to the ‘new normal.’ A recent survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers conducted by Acxiom, the data and technology foundation for the world’s best marketers, shines a light on consumers’ attitudes and behaviors amid…

Valassis Research Illuminates Shifts in Consumer Behavior During COVID-19

Survey Identifies Appetite to Shop, Opportunities Based on Discovery and Desire to Save Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, shares new research examining consumer behavior amid the COVID-19 pandemic as states begin to lift restrictions and businesses begin to reopen. These insights provide a powerful understanding of how behavior is shifting, allowing brands to tailor marketing efforts in relevant, compelling ways, driven by current consumer demands. Based on responses from 1,000 U.S.…

Acosta Finds Work-From-Home Culture Could Have Long-Lasting Impact on Consumer Behavior

New research finds 34% of shoppers working from home expect to do so indefinitely or are unsure of return date Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, today released its sixth research report providing insight into the continuing evolution of consumer behavior and outlook amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, which found working from home may continue for an extended period of time, also provides recommendations to help retailers prepare for post-COVID-19 shelf…

Tinuiti Doubles Down on Over the Top (OTT) Advertising and Expands Connected TV (CTV) Capabilities to Reflect Changing Consumer Behavior

The innovative performance marketing agency has appointed Jesse Math to enhance a unique native approach to this developing medium Tinuiti, the largest independent performance marketing agency across the triopoly of Google, Facebook and Amazon, expands its OTT practice with the introduction of Tinuiti’s OTT-Native Approach. The agency has hired Jesse Math as vice president of client strategy, planning and platforms—this enhanced approach offers clients access to established one-to-one relationships with publishers and…

Understanding Consumer Behavior Through Social Media

While every industry operates a bit differently, there is an inherent need to better understand consumers beyond traditional Sales data and shopping behavior. Both of these are still critical to your business, but coupling them with social data provides unique insights into consumer behavior that ultimately enable companies to better serve their customers and beat out the competition. Social posts aren’t just valuable for marketers or influencers trying to break into the big time of sponsored content. They hold a treasure…

Westwin Research Shows International Consumer Behavior Changes as a Result of Covid-19

To better understand the effects of Covid-19 on consumer behavior, leading tech driven cross-border marketing company, Westwin, has conducted new and extensive research on global search traffic data and consumers from US, UK, Australia, Japan and Russia. Taking an international perspective, the observable changes can be categorized into three main areas: what people are buying, what people are doing during quarantine and where people are looking for information. Hot Products - What are people buying? The changes in…

Toluna Offers Real-Time Insights into Online Consumer Behavior in China

Tracking App Provides 360-Degree Behavioral Analysis Toluna, an ITWP company and leading consumer intelligence platform that delivers insights on demand, announced it has unveiled new, permission-based online data collection solution in China to analyze consumer behavior in real-time. The technology delivers deeper insights and cross-device behavioral data in response to increased demand by researchers and marketers in China, a previously opaque consumer sector. The technology also drives intelligent business…

Yelp’s New Products Help Measure Advertising Success and Consumer Behaviors and Underscore Its Commitment to National and Multi-Location…

Store Visits and Showcase Ads with new video format enable businesses to reach Yelp’s engaged audience, drive leads and better understand consumer behavior and geographic trends Yelp Inc., the company that connects people with great local businesses, announced the official release of two new products that help businesses with multiple locations better reach and understand consumers at every phase of the purchase cycle. Yelp introduced Yelp Store Visits (YSV) to measure how online activity on Yelp drives physical store foot…

Raydiant’s New Consumer Behavior Report Highlights the Importance of Retailers Creating In-Store Experiences

Digital signage and in-store experience solutions provider Raydiant has released the findings from their State of Consumer Behavior Report 2020. The report surveyed 1,000 US consumers on Jan. 19, 2020 with a goal of better understanding the evolving habits, preferences, and behaviors of consumers shopping both online and offline. Marketing Technology News: BlackBerry Secures the Modern Workforce with New Digital Workplace Raydiant Bobby Marhamat, CEO of Raydiant said: "The findings confirm our…

LivePerson Launches LiveIntent, an AI-Powered Intent Detection Tool to Help Brands Decipher Consumer Behaviors in Real Time

New Solution Instantly Surfaces and Measures Customer Intents, Empowering Brands to Optimize Operations and Automations for Improved Customer Experiences LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce, announced the launch of LiveIntent to help brands detect, analyze, and resolve customer intents in real time. This latest evolution of LivePerson's suite of Conversational AI services surfaces and measures intents — what customers want — instantly in brand-to-consumer conversations over SMS, Facebook…

AccuWeather Reveals How Weather Info Dictates Consumer Behavior

To enable brands and advertisers with targeted advertising opportunities, AccuWeather announced the launch of AccuWeatherIQ™. What happens to the shopping experience when it rains or snows in the US? Would a flood-like situation impact online grocery sales on weekly sales in India? What would it look like for advertisers who invested millions on targeted advertising campaigns to suddenly realize it’s going to lose because of a typhoon or a hurricane? How is the consumer behavior related to weather information, and how…

Evolving Technology and Changing Consumer Behavior a Risk to Marketing Strategies: Gartner

With Uncertainty Looming Large, Gartner Delivers a Blueprint to Get Through Marketing Unpredictability The blueprint is essentially Gartner analysts listing six vital changes in an attempt to assist marketing leaders to be in full control of the future. The report containing these mandates is titled ‘Predicts 2019: Marketing Seeks a New Equilibrium.’ It acts as a guide to safeguard the marketing community from emerging threats such as shifting consumer behaviors, mounting regulatory pressures, organizational shifts, and…

Optimove Introduces Streams to Measure Impact of Marketing Campaign Series on Consumer Behavior

New Feature Allows Marketers to Take Experimentation to the Next Level by Comparing Results From Sequences of Customer Campaigns Optimove, the Science-First Relationship Marketing Hub, announced the launch of its new Streams feature, which empowers marketers to create easily comparable communication streams to determine which one is better for growing the business over the long term. Streams will be available to all Optimove customers — which include Unilever, Paul Stuart and Lucky Vitamin — beginning January 23rd.…

Advertising Budgets Are Misaligned with Consumer Behaviors – New Research from ClickZ

Ecommerce marketers at US brands struggling to keep pace with where and how consumers browse and purchase online, according to new research published . An ecommerce-focused study by ClickZ, produced in partnership with Catalyst, part of GroupM, has found that 85% of browsing and purchasing activity occurs with non-Amazon retailers, but only 25% of US brands say they have a strategy for ecommerce retailers beyond Amazon. The Era of Ecommerce: Capitalizing on the New Customer Journey has also found that there is a 29…

An Institute for Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences! SITO Does it…

Through Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences™, SITO Explores the Consumer Behavior and Journey to Present Powerful Strategic Knowledge Assets and Actionable Insights for Marketers SITO has announced the formation of the SITO Institute for Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences, a new thought leadership and membership initiative devoted to education and advocacy for the advancement of location data intelligence as a core component of the modern marketing organization. Recommended Read: Zaius Integrates with Zendesk…

Massive Consumer Study Reveals Real-World Behavioral Impact of COVID-19 Across Industries

A Survey of 5,000 Consumers via Resonate’s Intelligence Platform Provides an Unprecedented Look at How Buying and Decision-Making Is Changing Resonate, the leading provider of A.I.-driven marketing data and intelligence, unveiled the findings of a flash survey of 5,000 consumers that provides unprecedented insights into how the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is fundamentally changing the buying habits and sentiments of American consumers. The Resonate Coronavirus Connected Flash study -- the largest, most comprehensive of its…

Yotpo Survey of Consumers Pinpoints Changing Online Shopping Behaviors and Priorities Amidst Global Coronavirus Crisis

eCommerce Opportunity Sparks for Determined Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) Brands as Amazon Leaves Shoppers Stranded with One-Month-Plus Delays Yotpo, the leading eCommerce marketing platform, released its Consumers & Commerce 2020 Coronavirus Trends Report, showcasing findings from a global survey that examines the changing behaviors, priorities, and shopping trends of consumers in the US, UK, and Canada since they have been encouraged to self-isolate or asked to shelter-in-place. David vs. Goliath in the Battle for…

RevJet’s Ad Experience Sentiment Report Reveals Change in Sentiment, Behavior of Online Consumers

Survey Commissioned by RevJet Reveals 38% Feel Digital Ads are Not Relevant and 64% Dislike Companies that Promote Repetitive Messaging RevJet, the only platform that simplifies digital ad experience management for Fortune 500 marketers, today announced the results of their latest Ad Experience Sentiment Report revealing a change in sentiment and behavior of online consumers on digital advertising and online shopping. Of note: 38% of consumers feel that digital ads they see online are not relevant, and 64% feel negatively…