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Infosum Announces Partnership With Global Identity and Data Platform, Zeotap

Leading technology companies team up to help brands across Europe and the US utilise their first-party data to better understand and engage with consumers in the digital world InfoSum, the first-party data platform announced a partnership with global deterministic identity and data platform zeotap. The collaboration will enable brands to make the most out of their first-party data for more effective marketing – thanks to the combination of InfoSum’s privacy-safe platform and zeotap’s deterministic identity and customer…

PreciseTarget Announces Consumer Taste Profiles

New Data Sets Will Increase Acquisition Audience and Augment Existing CRM Data for Retailers PreciseTarget, the first data company to profile the retail buying taste of 220 million U.S. adults, announced today the beta launch of its new Consumer Taste Profile data sets, which will expand retailers’ existing acquisition audience and augment their CRM files with taste data to solve the retail industry’s persistent sparse data problem. The announcement comes as PreciseTarget exhibits at the National Retail Federation’s 2020…

Wayfair Chooses Google Cloud to Help Scale Its Growing Business, While Creating Engaging Consumer (and Seller) Experiences

One of the World's Largest Online Retailers of Home Goods Uses Google Cloud for Its Hybrid Cloud Strategy Google Cloud announced that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for the home, is using Google Cloud as the foundation for its new hybrid cloud strategy. Wayfair's move to the cloud will help the $8 billion global retailer scale its operations, while providing a richer experience for its 19 million active customers, 16,000 employees, and 11,000 suppliers. Wayfair debuted its hybrid cloud strategy…

True Fit Partners With Google Cloud to Host and Leverage the World’s Largest Data Set for Fashion

New Partnership Enhances Shopping Experience and Evolves the Fashion Retail Market True Fit®, the data-driven personalization platform for footwear and apparel, announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud that makes it easy for retailers to leverage the Fashion Genome™, the largest connected data set for fashion. Retailers can use the Fashion Genome™ to insert style, fit, and size recommendations into every phase of the customer journey. “We’re thrilled to partner with True Fit and further help retailers harness…

Blueshift Identified as a Leader in G2’s Customer Data Platform and Marketing Automation Winter 2020 Grid Reports

G2's Dual Recognition Validates Blueshift's Mission To Provide The World's First Data Activation Solution Blueshift, the leading Customer Data Activation Platform, was identified as a leader in G2's Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Marketing Automation grids in the Winter 2020 report. The dual recognition validates Blueshift's accomplishment of providing the world's first data activation solution, which simultaneously offers the flexibility of a CDP and the intelligence of marketing automation in a single, scalable…

Edison Mail, the Most Popular Independent Email App Now Available for Mac — Giving Consumers Control Over Privacy & Ads

Americans Spend Almost Six Hours per Day Checking Email; Edison Mail for Mac Offers Faster, Secure, and Intuitive App That Connects to Unlimited Accounts and Relieves Inbox Stress. Edison Mail, the award-winning AI-based independent mail app for secure mailbox management on iOS and Android, announced its highly anticipated launch debut on Mac computers. Engineered from the ground up to eliminate common frustrations with desktop email, Edison Mail for Mac offers the app’s celebrated functionality to fight email overload in…

Retailers Find Future Top Customers with Data Science from Oracle

First-party data, enriched with one of the world's largest data marketplaces, helps retailers identify prospective customers who share similar tastes to best existing buyers Oracle is helping retailers find their top future customers using data science. A new offering from Oracle Retail, Consumer Insights aids retailers in understanding the characteristics of their best customers then extends those traits to find similar potential customers among the petabytes of third-party consumer data in Oracle Data Cloud. This enables…

CCPA Data Compliance

Thanks to the internet, we can now shop for clothes, buy and sell stock, share videos of our pets doing tricks, and plan a vacation from the comfort of our own couch. While the digital revolution has made things more convenient for consumers, it’s also been a boon for businesses looking to gather customer data. Sometimes, it feels like the internet is mostly cat videos and memes. However, when you look beyond its surface, it’s actually the most amazing data collection tool in history. Think about the last website you…

Gamut Selects Nielsen’s Marketing Cloud to Power Local OTT Data Targeting

Nielsen and Gamut are excited to announce that they are amplifying their successful, existing relationship with Gamut signing a new multi-year agreement for the use of Nielsen Marketing Cloud's Data Management Platform (DMP). With this agreement, Gamut, a business started by Cox Media Group and a leader in local over-the-top (OTT) advertising, will use Nielsen's DMP to help advertisers achieve a richer understanding of consumers, intelligently target audiences, and drive better business outcomes. As OTT platforms continue…

Euroconsumers to Enhance Customer Experience With Vonage

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that Euroconsumers, a cluster of consumer organisations, via its Test-Achats subsidiary, has selected Vonage’s contact centre solution to better serve its customer-base by delivering exceptional experiences. Gathering five national consumer organisations and giving voice to more than 1.5 million people, Euroconsumers is a leading consumer cluster in terms of innovative information, personalised services and defence of consumers’ rights. The Euroconsumers…

Debunking Jan. 2 as National Returns Day: Data Shows Dec. 26 Actually Biggest Day for Returns

Retailers spend millions trying to capture the attention of holiday shoppers but are missing an opportunity to create loyalty when customers start their post-holiday returns journey. This may be in large part due to the fact that many brands choose to optimize for reverse logistics when planning their returns strategy, instead of taking a more customer-centric approach. UPS’ data projects its annual “National Returns Day” for Thursday, January 2, 2020, but in actuality, the customer return journey starts sooner. Returnly,…

DeCloak Launches the First Privacy Processing Unit (PPU) and Module to De-Identify Users Personal Data

DeCloak is the ultimate solution for keeping personal info de-identified while allowing businesses to gather and analyze valuable user behavior information. DeCloak offers a brand new third-party solution of de-identification technique to create a win-win situation for the consumers, and service vendors. DeCloak uses proprietary hardware-embedded algorithms, named PPU (Privacy Processing Unit), that can be used as an external dongle or an IC designed directly into a smartphone or other personal devices. From that point on…

New Survey Points to Streaming Subscription Fatigue Among US Consumers

More Than Half of U.S. Consumers Unwilling to Pay More Than $20 a Month for Streaming TV Services Majority of Consumers Willing to View Ads Relevant to Their Interests to Reduce Subscription Costs The majority of Americans (59 percent) are not willing to pay more than $20 a month for streaming TV services, according to a recent survey of more than 2,600 U.S. consumers by The Trade Desk. Furthermore, 75 percent of consumers will not pay more than $30 a month. As more TV content providers launch new streaming services in…

Maoyan Launches New Marketing Service to Reach Entertainment Consumers

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, launched its new marketing service to reach entertainment consumers in a variety of scenarios. Connecting brands with content and leveraging pre-show advertising and other onsite media, Maoyan will provide customized and more targeted marketing solutions for advertisers. Maoyan Vice President Zhang Le introduces the new marketing service The new marketing solution can…

Stibo Systems’ Recent Survey Reveals Gap Between Demand for Deeper Consumer Experiences and Retailers’ Ability to Deliver

Stibo Systems, the only master data management (MDM) company focused on putting Your business first, recently released the results of its 2020 State of Retailer & Consumer Data survey. Among the top findings: consumers want personalized experiences in-store and online, and are willing to give up data for it – but critical areas of personalization, such as user experience, are lagging and should be addressed by retailers. Stibo Systems’ recent survey shows consumers are willing to trade data for better personalization,…

Putting Consumer Privacy First Leads to More Satisfied Customers

Brands that take consumer privacy seriously have more satisfied customers and deeper loyalty. Consider that strong security can increase customer satisfaction by almost 30% and the vast majority of customers, 87%, will take their business elsewhere if they don’t trust a company is handling their data responsibly. We’ve entered an era where brands must utilize data properly or risk losing customers— it’s that simple. Privacy protection has serious implications and has become the “new strategic priority.” Paramount in…

Valence Media Acquires Nielsen Music Data and Insights Product Suite and Creates New MRC Data Division

Reunites Billboard and Nielsen Music After Decade Apart to Create Only Independent Global Provider of Comprehensive Data and Analytics for the Music Industry Leading global media company Valence Media, which operates dick clark productions, Billboard-The Hollywood Reporter Media Group, MRC Film, MRC Television and MRC Non-Fiction, announced the establishment of its MRC Data division with the acquisition of Nielsen Music. The acquisition reunites the industry’s leading music consumption platform with the preeminent…

Measuring CCPA Preparedness of Big Data Companies: Facts and Insights

By now, you must have heard about the countless experiences of global Big Data companies and their battle with the General Data Protection Regulation also known as “GDPR” that passed in the European Union. GDPR was passed in 2016 and went into effect in 2018, yet businesses are still coming to terms with GDPR challenges and compliance standards. And now, a similar data privacy law is going to take effect in the United States, fortifying the already-stringent state laws. We are talking about the California Consumer Privacy…

Yext Reveals New Insights into Holiday Consumer Search Trends

Globally, consumers are looking for directions to toy and jewelry stores in the leadup to Christmas and liquor stores for New Year's Eve.  Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, released new research on global consumer search behavior during the holiday season. The study found that consumers ready to buy gifts click for directions to toy stores up to 231% above average the week before Christmas, while those looking to imbibe during the holidays request directions to liquor stores up to 160% above average…

Maoyan Launches New Marketing Service to Reach Entertainment Consumers

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, launched its new marketing service to reach entertainment consumers in a variety of scenarios. Connecting brands with content and leveraging pre-show advertising and other onsite media, Maoyan will provide customized and more targeted marketing solutions for advertisers. Maoyan Vice President Zhang Le introduces the new marketing service The new marketing solution can…