Buy Now, Pay Later Options Drive Increase in E-commerce Sales of Travel Services and Event Tickets as Some States Begin to Lift Stay-At-Home…

Data Also Reveal Household Appliances Up 45% and Women's Accessories Up 12% in Terms of Average Daily Sales Volumes Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, today released new data from its app in the US, indicating that travel services and event ticket sales are beginning to recover. While still significantly lower compared to an average pre-COVID week, the Airlines category saw a 26% week-over-week rise in average daily transactions, while one event ticket seller saw Klarna-enabled transactions increase…

Paramount WorkPlace Launches New Travel Management Solution

WorkPlace Travel joins the company’s suite of procurement, AP automation, expense, and time management applications to form a comprehensive spend management solution for midmarket and enterprise organizations Paramount WorkPlace, a leading software developer and provider of web-based and mobile spend management software solutions, announced the upcoming launch of WorkPlace Travel, a cost-effective, powerful, and easy-to-use travel management solution for midmarket and enterprise organizations. Paramount WorkPlace…

Inhance Digital Announces Release of Virtual Exhibit and Event Platform to Elevate Virtual Sales and Marketing Engagement

Used in Connection with Virtual Meetings, Interactive Platforms Improve Customer Engagement and Knowledge Retention, While Working Remotely Interactive agency Inhance Digital today announced the availability for their Virtual Exhibit and Event Platform, (VEEP). Through a simple web browser interface, users can enter a completely interactive 3D world giving sales and marketing teams a way to engage customers and communicate their complex product/solution stories in their virtual meetings, virtual briefings, or virtual…

Sojern Launches New Interactive COVID-19 Travel Insights Dashboard

Real-time travel data provides travel marketers the tools needed to monitor travel demand and plan for recovery Sojern, a leading provider of digital travel marketing solutions, launched a new interactive dashboard providing real-time COVID-19 travel insights. These insights will empower Sojern's customers, partners and industry leaders to forecast travel demand and make informed decisions about market recovery. Sojern will be providing free and unlimited access to the public via the Sojern website, a service the firm has…

VIZIO Adds Lifestyle, Fashion and Comedy Content on Award-Winning SmartCast TV Platform

Hundreds of 24-Hour Streaming Channels Available Free for U.S. Customers VIZIO, Inc., the #1 American-based TV brand and America’s #1 Sound Bar company, announced the launch of ten new lifestyle, DIY, fashion, travel and comedy channels to millions of viewers across America. As TV usage continues to surge and interest in “comfort food TV” is at an all time high,  VIZIO SmartCast TV’s free ad supported apps and streaming TV services were up 88% the last week of April compared to the first week of March before…

Listrak Accelerates Revenue Growth for Retailers with Launch of New Integrated Identity-Based GXP Platform

Retailers can now identify anonymous visitors to maximize marketing spend and boost revenue Listrak, the leading digital marketing cloud technology provider for retailers, announced the launch of Growth Xcelerator Platform (GXP). GXP integrates identity resolution capabilities within Listrak’s suite of cross-channel marketing tools to deeply personalize customer interactions. Marketers can leverage GXP to respond to customer signals in order to drive stronger engagement and produce dramatically higher levels of revenue.…

Merkle’s Q1 2020 Digital Marketing Report Reveals Initial COVID-19 Impacts on Search, Social, and Display Ad Spend Across Major Platforms

Amazon YoY Growth surged at 118% for Sponsored Brands; Google Records Weak Growth for Search Ad Spend Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, released its Q1 2020 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a quarterly research report that analyzes and highlights key metrics and trends within paid and organic search, paid social, and display ad spend. The report provides insights into year-over-year (YoY) growth for Amazon, Google, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and illustrates the impacts…

Jumptuit Travel Unveils Jumptuit Anticipatory Travel (JAT) Alerts for Business Travelers and the Recovery of the Travel Industry

Jumptuit Travel, Inc. unveils Jumptuit Anticipatory Travel (JAT) Alerts for business travelers and the recovery of the travel industry. Jumptuit Travel is a vertical affiliate of Jumptuit, Inc. and part of the Jumptuit Group. JAT Alerts support stakeholders in organizations that rely on business travel, and for the travel industry to anticipate and stimulate demand as conditions change and warrant. JAT Alerts will help the travel industry intelligently and safely ramp up operations to support business travel. JAT Alerts…

Botify’s Enterprise SEO Platform Delivers a 584% Return on Investment over Three Years, According to Total Economic Impact Study

Study reinforces Botify as an end-to-end SEO management platform with advanced technical capabilities Botify, the leading enterprise SEO platform, released the findings of Forrester's Total Economic Impact (TEI) of Botify, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Botify. The study revealed that organizations leveraging Botify's platform and proprietary five-step search methodology achieve a return on investment (ROI) of 584% percent over three years. Marketing Technology News: Cohesity…

Singapore’s First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet YouTrip Sees 20% Growth in Consumer Spending On Global E-Commerce Platforms

Popular overseas shopping sites have recorded month-on-month transaction volume growth, such as Taobao (111%), ASOS (60%), Alibaba (41%), Aliexpress (17%) Local e-commerce sites like EZbuy (65%) and Lazada (11%) are hot favourites among Singaporeans Food delivery services grew exponentially between February and March, with PizzaHut Delivery in the lead at 49%, Domino's Pizza (43%), and Foodpanda (35%) The biggest e-commerce spending growth came from the Gaming category, with Nintendo raking in 278% growth from…

STUDY: Hotel, Travel and Retail Visits Drop; Grocery, Healthcare and Takeout Skyrocket Amid COVID-19

New local search data from 650,000 business locations in five countries shows how COVID-19 is impacting consumer behavior Uberall, Inc., the platform managing digital experiences for local businesses, released a new report examining how the coronavirus pandemic is changing local search across the globe. Uberall looked at more than 650,000 business locations and Google My Business profiles in multiple countries -- the US, Germany, France, Italy, and the UK -- between mid-January and mid-March. The findings offer a snapshot…

Yottaa Offers Free RAPID CTRL for Travel and SMB Retail Brands

Leading eCommerce Acceleration Solution Provides Brands The Opportunity To Maximize Conversions From High Online Traffic During The Coronavirus Crisis Yottaa, Inc., the leading cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, announced it is offering its RAPID CTRL product for free to some of the businesses most impacted by the coronavirus crisis: travel companies and SMB retailers and brands. Trusted by over 1,500 sites to improve digital experiences and increase online revenue, Yottaa is committed to advancing eCommerce…

Arrivalist Announces Travel Industry’s First and Only Daily Measure of Consumer Travel Patterns

The Daily Travel Index measures nationwide drive market trends so that marketers can monitor recovery of travel demand throughout the United States Arrivalist, the leading location intelligence platform in the travel industry, unveiled a day-by-day index measuring the volume of vehicle trips taken by U.S. travelers. Dubbed the Daily Travel Index, it is a free, publicly available tool on the company's website designed to give travel industry leaders the most up-to-date data possible to make informed decisions in this…

Tripadvisor Launches Worldwide Initiative to Enable Diners and Travelers to Help Local Communities Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

- Tripadvisor makes it easy to purchase gift cards and discover delivery and takeout services to support local restaurants - The Tripadvisor Foundation is committing $1 million to support organizations serving the most vulnerable populations around the world in response to COVID-19. - Communities can generate support for impacted hourly and front line restaurants workers by sharing their love of a favorite restaurant on social media, which will trigger up to $150,000 in match-for-action donations contributed by the…

SCS Makes Establishing a Company and Accounting Easier for Clients with Cloud-based e-Commerce Platform

The accounting e-commerce platform, the first of its kind in Singapore, enables SCS clients to incorporate companies, see prices and order a full range of XBRL reports online, with more services available soon Singapore Corporate Services Pte Ltd ("SCS"), a leading Singapore-based CPA firm, has advanced to its next step of streamlining service offerings with a new cloud-based e-commerce platform, in light of the Singapore Government's SMEs Go Digital programme. The accounting e-commerce platform, the first of its kind,…

iClick Interactive Partners with Tencent to Launch Recommendation Management Platform for Culture and Tourism Content

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited, an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider in China, announced the launch of a new recommendation management platform for culture and tourism content, jointly developed by iClick and Tencent Culture and Tourism. The new platform leverages Tencent Culture and Tourism's strong data capabilities and iClick's rich content resources and data tracking expertise, to provide operators of domestic tourist attractions in China with a rich array of features including…

UrbanFootprint Expands Platform to Identify Populations Most Vulnerable to COVID-19, Helping Local Authorities and Communities Better Plan…

New data helps state and local agencies, researchers, NGOs and more access and map critical data to aid in COVID-19 emergency response and mitigation efforts UrbanFootprint, the leading location intelligence and urban planning software company, launched new data allowing state and local agencies, researchers and other key stakeholders to identify the communities most vulnerable to COVID-19. Combining the latest information about COVID-19 incidence and spread with UrbanFootprint's existing built-in data and analytics,…

Frontrunner Technologies Helps to Educate on COVID-19 With Launch of New Windowfront Messaging Platform in Toronto

With rapidly-changing updates, coupled with misinformation surrounding COVID-19, FrontRunner Technologies is launching a WindowFront messaging platform designed to educate and inform Torontonians on the pandemic. Selected for their close proximity to essential services in Toronto, FrontRunner’s newly created tool offers continuous updates on COVID-19 and outlines the impact of the virus on Canadians. Designed to look like a text message exchange with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Government of Canada (GOC) and…

Over 50,000 Visitors Turn to Virtual Exhibition Platform

A safe alternative to live physical shows amidst spread of Coronavirus Operators of the V-Ex virtual exhibition platform have confirmed that over 50,000 people have recently visited online digital trade shows, sales environments and conferences. The unfortunate spread of Coronavirus has resulted in many exhibitors and visitors seeking a safe alternative to live physical shows. Marketing Technology News: EnergyBot Raises Series B Funding "Large corporations and some progressive…

Asia-Pacific’s Leading Marketing Technology Platform Flaunter Set to Shake up the US PR Industry

Leading Asia-Pacific marketing technology platform Flaunter has announced its expansion into the US as well as new verticals, adding several trillion dollars to its addressable market. The venture-backed company has already signed several US accounts in response to inbound demand. Marketing Technology News: IAB Names David Cohen President Flaunter is used by brands like West Elm, Nautica, MAC Cosmetics and ASOS to effortlessly scale their PR efforts while accessing powerful data. By automating traditionally manual…