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Latest MarTech Acquisition: Consumer Intelligence Platform to Tap 4 Billion Recommendations on Appnext’s App Discovery Solution

Affle India has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire Tel Aviv-based Appnext, to strengthen the app recommendation technologies across the mobile industry. As part of the martech acquisition deal, Affle would acquire 66.67 percent of Appnext Singapore, and later on acquire 100% equity ownership. Together, Affle and Appnext are expected to merge their intelligence platform with app discovery and recommendation solutions to drive seamless experiences on mobile devices. Currently, Appnext has a user base of over 300…

Infutor Acquires Dunn Data Company to Enhance Consumer Intelligence Trifecta of Identities, Attributes and Insights

Latest Strategic Acquisition Expands Infutor’s TruthSet™ Identity Graph; Increasing Authoritative Identities and Affinity Intelligence Consumer identity management expert Infutor announced that it has acquired Dunn Data Company, a New York-based marketing intelligence provider specializing in consumer identity, demographic, lifestyle, and affinity attribute solutions. With a sterling reputation of working with consumer marketing data for more than 40 years, Dunn’s vast and high-quality consumer transactional data sets…

Synthesio Brings BI-Style Reporting to Social & Consumer Intelligence

In the second major joint innovation, Synthesio & Ipsos deliver their next-generation Social & Consumer Intelligence Platform Synthesio, the company behind the leading global Social Media Intelligence Suite, is excited to announce the latest version of its flagship Social Listening Platform, providing a brand new way to analyze social & online data. The new Synthesio experience takes the best of Business Intelligence (BI) technology, and includes it directly in the Synthesio platform, providing customers with…

Resonate Debuts Enhanced Consumer Intelligence Platform, Providing Deeper Understanding of Consumer Buying Habits

Consumer Insights Leader Expands Platform Capabilities for Better Segmentation, Intelligence and Engagement Resonate, the leading provider of consumer intelligence for marketers, announced it has launched a new version of its market-redefining SaaS platform, enabling marketers to build stronger relationships with consumers and answer the hyper-critical question of “why” they make purchasing decisions. “Today’s data-driven marketers are looking for insights beyond who’s buying what product from where. They need a…

Custora Releases New Customer Intelligence Platform to Drive Consumer Loyalty

Custora announced the release of Custora v10, the latest version of its customer intelligence platform designed to help retailers take control of critical customer challenges like churn, one-time buyer conversion, and promotion reduction. Most retailers recognize that winning lasting customer loyalty is more essential than ever to their long-term survival. However, marketers often find themselves overwhelmed by the number of competing priorities and frustrated by an increasingly complex technology stack. A marketing…

Infutor Acquires Ruf Strategic Solutions Accelerating Its Consumer Identity, Analytics and Intelligence Market Position

Strategic Acquisition Expands Infutor’s Intelligence and Segmentation Capabilities, Enabling Marketers to Use Identities, Attributes and Analytics for Consumer Acquisition, Retention and Optimization Consumer identity management expert Infutor announced that it has acquired Ruf Strategic Solutions, a Kansas City-based marketing intelligence and automation provider. Integrating Ruf’s extensive suite of consumer analytics, featuring thousands of consumer lifestyles and unique audience segments, with Infutor’s real-time…

32 Percent Of Consumers Use Augmented Reality According to a Study by ARtillry Intelligence and Thrive Analytics

ARtillry Intelligence and Thrive Analytics Reveals Who's Using Mobile Augmented Reality Apps, How Often, and in What Categories ARtillry Intelligence, in partnership with Thrive Analytics, released a new Intelligence Briefing: Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Usage & Consumer Attitudes. Working closely with Thrive Analytics' Virtual Reality Monitor, ARtillry authored survey questions and a narrative report to examine the findings. Highlights include the fact that almost a third (32 percent) of consumers have used…

FreedomPay Unifies Commerce Data Into Actionable Business Intelligence

Merchants now have access to consumer centric digital insights to drive profit and growth in a world of commerce without borders FreedomPay, the global leader in Next Level Commerce, introduces an industry-leading business intelligence solution that transforms digital strategy and consumer experience for merchants globally. Through BI, merchants can leverage commerce data to analyze sales performance across all selling systems, and contextualize purchase patterns all within unique, customized consumer segments. By…

GoodData Launches Support for Location Intelligence

New Geo-Mapping Capabilities Provide Companies with Location-Based Business Insights GoodData, a leading global analytics company, announced new geo-mapping capabilities to better meet the needs of companies seeking location data analytics to inform strategic decision making. This new set of analytical visualizations, analytics, and modeling techniques results in GoodData providing the most advanced support for geolocation in the analytics industry for market trends evaluation, site selection, asset tracking and…

Resonate Releases Four New U.S. Consumer Segments Based on Their Varying Comfort Levels with Business Reopenings

Consumer Intelligence Firm’s Analysis Finds the Majority of Consumers Are Still Reluctant to Return to Business as Usual Consumer intelligence firm Resonate, the leading provider of A.I.-driven customer data and intelligence, unveiled four new U.S. consumer audiences, broken down according to their willingness to engage with reopened businesses following the COVID-19 pandemic. Resonate has identified and developed deep profiles around the following audience segments and scaled them to the U.S. population of more than 220…

Honoring Consumer Privacy is Paramount to Successful Customer Experiences

Companies have emerged with solutions to create more personalized and meaningful brand experiences for their customers. To reach these greater levels of customer experiences, they are collecting more data than ever. Protecting and securing this data is table stakes in establishing consumer trust. But what’s often missed is making sure to always honor the consumer’s privacy in the process. Just because the data can be used doesn’t mean it should be used. We should always consider The Golden Rule of Data (which I’ve written…

LoopMe’s Second PurchaseLoop Research Pulse Report Reveals Changing Trends in Consumer Media Consumption

Key findings from consumer survey of 8,000 respondents include an increase in spending, spike in gaming and other shifts in media consumption and aspirational goals LoopMe, the outcomes-based video platform, released its second global PurchaseLoop Research Pulse Report, uncovering shifts in various facets of the consumer lifestyle, including changes in online media consumption and spending, as COVID-19 has drastically impacted the world. Marketing Technology News: Zoomin Named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner The report…

ABBYY Open-Sources NeoML, Machine Learning Library to Develop Artificial Intelligence Solutions

The framework provides software developers with powerful deep learning and traditional machine learning algorithms for creating applications that fuel digital transformation  ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, today announced the launch of NeoML, an open-source library for building, training, and deploying machine learning models. Available now on GitHub, NeoML supports both deep learning and traditional machine learning algorithms. The cross-platform framework is optimized for applications that run in cloud…

Kenshoo and Profitero Announce Data Partnership to Bridge Retail Intelligence and Ecommerce Advertising

New partnership solves business challenges created by recent pandemic-accelerated ecommerce growth Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, and Profitero, a leading global enterprise e-commerce SaaS analytics platform, announced a strategic partnership designed to pair industry-leading ecommerce performance analytics with best in class enterprise marketing activation technology to deliver powerful retail-intelligent advertising results for brands online. The partnership empowers brands to use multi-retailer…

New Data Released by Avionos Reveals the Key to Consumers’ Hearts Lies in Fast Shipping (76%) and Streamlined Checkout (60%)

The report breaks down consumers’ demand for streamlined experiences, convenience, simplicity in online and in-store purchases, all of which have been amplified during COVID-19 Avionos, which designs and implements digital commerce and marketing solutions, releases its third annual B2C buyer report, “Who Wins Where: Lessons for Digital Brands and Traditional Retailers.” The report outlines consumers’ expectations for shopping with digitally native brands and traditional retailers, what each excel and can improve at, and…

SANDSIV Announces Customer Intelligence Application, VOC CI

AI-powered add-on integrates BI with industry’s most advanced CXM platform For years, SANDSIV’s pioneering sandsiv+ customer experience management (CXM) platform has helped companies understand their customers. Now it brings that understanding to the heart of business operations with VOC CI, the Customer Intelligence (CI) application available now as an add-on for sandsiv+. Companies have long recognized the central importance of understanding and tracking market trends and changing consumer behaviour to identify both…

Genesys Survey Finds Nearly 50% of Consumers Feel Companies Lack Empathy When Delivering Customer Service

71% in multi-country survey notice more personalization in customer experiences thanks to technology It's a more efficient but somewhat impersonal world when it comes to customer service, according to a new survey sponsored by Genesys®, the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact center solutions. Genesys gauged the sentiments of 5,000 adults in six countries: Australia, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the United States (U.S.). While a majority (71%) believe that customer service…

New Digital Platforms And Inclusive Content Enable Brands To Engage The $1.2 Trillion Asian-American Consumer Market Like Never Before

Asian American-led television shows, social media and esports present new opportunities to reach the fastest growing consumer segment in the U.S. As the United States begins a path towards economic recovery, the $1.2 trillion Asian-American consumer market will play a critical role in its revitalization. For forward-looking companies and brands, the opportunity to reach the country's fastest growing and most affluent multicultural consumer group has never been more accessible, according to Nielsen's newly published…

Kasisto Awarded Two Landmark Patents, Enhancing the Intelligence of KAI and the Virtual Assistants it Powers

Patents demonstrate Kasisto's Conversational AI leadership by using data to automate conversational model building and the categorization of critical financial information Kasisto, creators of KAI, the leading digital experience platform for the financial services industry, has been awarded two patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that promise to significantly advance the power of its Conversational AI technology to manage the intricacies of conversational data, improve model building and to streamline methods…

Sales Leaders Turn to Artificial Intelligence to Drive Resiliency Amid Volatility

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has left businesses scrambling to manage cashflows and drive continuity amid rapid and radical disruption. With liquidity top of mind, finance leaders are re-evaluating cash positions and making real-time adjustments to revenue and profit models in order to mitigate their organization’s exposure. This landscape has put added pressure on sales leaders who must steer business forward by delivering revenue commitments in the face of evolving market conditions and customer needs. Reinvent…