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VinSolutions Reveals New Capabilities to Better Personalize the Consumer Journey by Unlocking Data Potential

VinSolutions is introducing new personalization capabilities at NADA 2020 that will help dealers unlock data potential to help win customers and drive brand loyalty like never before. As technology adoption increases across industries and generations, consumers have developed a taste for personalization. The car buying journey is no exception, and with much of it being spent online, dealers are presented with an opportunity to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to make valuable connections through a…

Goldilocks Principle of Marketing: The Need for a Consistent View of the Consumer Journey

Marketing and Advertising professionals running brands big and little around the globe are facing a similar dilemma in Consumer Journey. Mapping marketing impact and swiftly gaining insights to drive increased ROI was never easy  – several of the instruments we rely upon were developed when we were primarily marketing on a handful of television networks, a few radio stations, and in local newspapers. The challenge has only grown with the proliferation of entertainment and news options available with cable television,…

AppsFlyer’s People-Based Attribution Provides New Insights Connecting the Consumer Journey Across Mobile and Beyond

People-Based Innovations Introduce New Cross-Device, Cross-Channel Intelligence and Dashboards to Measure and Connect Data Across Web, Apps and More AppsFlyer, the world leader in mobile attribution and marketing analytics, has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. Leveraging insights at scale from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices, AppsFlyer’s advances in…

94% of Consumers Are Frustrated by Disjointed Experiences and Poor Customer Journeys

Research Shows There’s No ‘Third Time Lucky’ for Brands Failing at Customer Experience New research launched from Thunderhead reveals that two in five consumers (39%) would consider switching to another retailer after two bad experiences with a brand. The study surveyed 4,000 consumers in the US and UK to uncover what consumers today expect of brand experiences in banking, auto, insurance, telco, energy and retail. Thunderhead, the leader in customer engagement and journey orchestration, also found that two in five…

Optimizing Ad Journeys Based On Consumer Sentiment Could Save Millions Finds New Study From ViralGains, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab

Over Half of All Ad Impressions Could Be Wasted with Traditional Video Retargeting; Optimizing Journeys Based on Sentiment Doubles Brand Trust and Likelihood to Take Action According to a new study, obtaining and responding to consumer sentiment is crucial to optimizing the consumer ad journey, saving otherwise wasted video ad dollars and positively impacting brand affinity metrics. The Sentiment Driven Consumer Journey, research conducted by MAGNA, IPG Media Lab and ViralGains, the industry’s only video ad journey…

Amdocs Media Delivers OTT Monetization and a Seamless Consumer Experience for AT&T, Mexico with MarketONE

Amdocs Media’s SaaS-based MarketONE platform gains more and more momentum as service providers seek new revenue streams from over-the-top (OTT) partner tie-ups Amdocs Media, a division of Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced that AT&T, Mexico has gone live with MarketONE on the public cloud to deliver new digital and OTT subscription service offerings that inspire and entertain with a seamless customer experience. Amdocs Media’s MarketONE streamlines…

W2O Appoints Bryan Specht to Oversee Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing

Accelerates Firm’s Evolution to Drive Consumerization and Digitization of Healthcare W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced that Bryan Specht has been named Group President, Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing. In this role, he will expand W2O’s healthcare offering to include additional consumer-focused, tech-enabled and digital capabilities, accelerating its transformation to a digital healthcare firm. With…

IDC Publishes Future of Customers and Consumers Framework to Guide Enterprises Toward EmpathyAtScale

In today's technology-driven world, customers and consumers have made the experience they receive from a brand a crucial aspect of any engagement or customer journey. Brands will be competing for customers and loyalty based increasingly upon the experience the customer receives, not just the product they buy. To guide organizations through this transition, International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the Future of Customers and Consumers (FOCC) framework. Marketing Technology News: Questionmark Releases Discounted…

New Survey from Convey Reveals How Consumers Shop and What they Expect During COVID-19 Pandemic

Shoppers are patient with stock shortages and delivery delays, but clear communication from retailers is required Convey Inc., the leading provider of Delivery Experience Management (DEM) software, announced key findings from a new consumer study that looks at changing shopping behaviors and expectations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Marketing Technology News: SurveyMonkey Ranked No. 2 on G2 Best Software Companies in 2020 The survey of more than 1,000 consumers found that more than 4 in 10 shoppers (42%) admitted to…

AdRoll Unveils New Growth Marketing Platform for Direct-to-Consumer Brands

Ambitious e-commerce marketers can access a suite of free and subscription-based marketing tools all in one place AdRoll, a division of NextRoll Inc., announced a new suite of marketing tools for direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands. The company continues to grow beyond its ad tech heritage, expanding its growth marketing platform with enhanced marketing capabilities across email, AI-driven product recommendations, and cross-channel measurement. The platform is now available for all customers through new software-as-a-service…

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…

New Retail Systems Research Survey Report Details Consumer Online Shopping Habits During Coronavirus

94% of Shoppers State That Online Shopping Will Be Essential During the COVID-19 Crisis Yottaa, Inc., the leading cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, announced the publication of a new consumer survey research report titled, “The Early Effects Of COVID-19 On Online Shopping.” The research, which was conducted by Retail Systems Research (RSR) and sponsored by Yottaa, was designed to quantify the effects the coronavirus outbreak is having on US-based shoppers – and their shopping behaviors. Marketing Technology…

AI-Based Personalization in the Age of Rising Consumer Expectations

Personalization is a crucial weapon in a marketer’s arsenal in delivering a world-class experience for its customers and bringing value to an organization. According to a recent Salesforce study, 76% of today’s consumers expect companies to know and understand them. As the digital world is now often exceeding television transmission speeds consumers are also demanding a better than real-time experience. To deliver such an experience, and engage instantly with the customer “in-the-moment” (widely considered the “Holy…

Brands Take Note: Personalization Will Make Everyone a Pampered Consumer

Customer experience doesn’t begin and end with a visit to a store or website. The journey that leads to sales at checkout and builds brand loyalty for future purchases often consists of many disconnected steps. At the heart of it all is a need to create personal, human connections for consumers that feel cohesive and intuitive. This means brands must connect via touchpoints across all channels and devices to reach consumers where and when it’s most convenient to them with messages that matter most to their immediate…

Genesys Messaging with WhatsApp Simplifies Communication Between Businesses and Consumers

Powerful contact center solution from leader in customer experience helps organizations connect every interaction across voice, email, chat and messaging Vodafone Germany is now using WhatsApp, SMS and another top business messaging platform supported by Genesys, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions. With Genesys Messaging, 1,500 of the company's agents can connect easily and intuitively with customers on this growing channel, which already averages 300,000 monthly interactions.…

Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg Partner to Deliver Curated Shopping Experience for Consumers and Insights for Store Associates

Partnership to also integrate brands shared focus on women’s empowerment efforts Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg announced a new partnership focused on enhancing the in-store experience for consumers, as well as delivering intelligent insights to store associates through the integration of technology that provides informed product recommendations, store performance analytics, as well as digital discovery and engagement through QR codes. The effort will also encompass a shared focus on women’s empowerment through both…

Signifyd Launches Its Commerce Protection Platform to Optimize Revenue Throughout the Shopping Journey

Signifyd announced the launch of its Commerce Protection Platform, an innovative retail solution that leverages its vast Commerce Network to maximize ecommerce conversion, automate customer experience and eliminate fraud and customer abuse. The enterprise-ready platform gives retailers “found money” to overcome the twin challenges of modern retail — rapidly increasing costs for top-of-funnel customer acquisition and bottom-of-funnel fulfillment. As platforms like Google, Facebook and Amazon drive up digital ad prices and…

ChannelAdvisor Announces Results of New Survey on Consumer Shopping Behaviour

ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, unveiled new survey results that map out the current state of consumer shopping behaviour on a variety of different platforms and marketplaces. The survey, which was conducted among 500 consumers in the UK that have purchased an item from Amazon in the past three months, aims to provide brands with an up-to-date snapshot of consumers’ considerations when researching, discovering and…

Merkle Brings Analytics and Marketing Technology Chops to Optimize Auto Manufacturer’s Customer Journeys

A data-driven mindset and Salesforce Marketing Cloud expertise were critical to the project’s success Merkle, a Dentsu Aegis Network company and leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, enabled a North American auto manufacturer to leverage Salesforce Marketing Cloud to personalize customer journeys and meet business goals. With a 30-year heritage in data, analytics, and technology, Merkle has deep knowledge of working with brands to optimize marketing technology investments by seamlessly…

Valassis Research Identifies Factors That Influence Consumer Shopping

Brands Need to Pivot Based on What Consumers Shop For; Insights Drive Purchase Intent Valassis, the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, shared additional insights from “The Future of How People Shop” research, delving into how consumer shopping behavior varies across categories. Based on responses from 1,000 U.S. consumers and conversations with industry leaders, the Valassis survey – conducted in partnership with Kantar – uncovers shopping behaviors, the triggers that influence consumers and the…