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…

Politics Over Price: 84% of Consumers Consider Company Ethics and Values Before Making a Purchase

Advertising on Digital Platforms like Email and Social Media Regarded as Less Trustworthy Than Traditional Platforms More than eight in ten consumers consider a business’ ethics and values before they make a purchase, reveals a new consumer survey. Environmental responsibility, supporting worker’s rights, and ending animal testing are the three most important business ethics in the 2020s.     The research, conducted by telecommunications company TollFreeForwarding.com, asked 2,000 American consumers about how …

PreciseTarget Announces Retail Data Products Available On The Trade Desk

Taste-Based Retail Audiences Available for 2019 Holiday Season PreciseTarget, the first data company to profile the retail buying taste of 220 million U.S. adults, announced that its data products are now available on The Trade Desk for retailers seeking greater marketing efficiency and conversions during the 2019 holiday season. PreciseTarget’s Taste Audiences provide profiles of every US adult according to their personal retail and apparel taste - the combination of attributes such as fit, fabric, color, style, and…

Verto Analytics Expands in Location and POI Data Enrichment with a Single-Source Behavioral Panel, Selects Unacast’s Turbine Location Engine

Verto Analytics launches new research solutions to help understand the overlay of online usage and offline foot traffic with a panel-based measurement solution - Unacast will process Verto’s 1st-party location data to improve Verto’s data enrichment Unacast, an award-winning and industry-leading location data and strategic insights company, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Verto Analytics, a premier market research and behavioral research platform. Verto Analytics will use Turbine, Unacast’s Platform as a…

WireWheel and Anira Solutions Join Forces to Help Companies Launch and Evolve Data Privacy Operations

Joint solution combines intelligent automation with hands-on privacy guidance WireWheel, a leading provider of data privacy management solutions, announced a partnership with Anira Solutions, Inc., experts in data governance and regulatory compliance. Using WireWheel's comprehensive platform, Anira helps companies build and manage privacy operations to meet increasingly stringent and complex laws. New regulations and escalating customer expectations are demanding greater transparency about data privacy. Namely, legal…

Frustrated Consumers Three Times More Likely Than Satisfied Consumers to Avoid Buying from Retailer or Brand Again, Accenture Study Finds

Nearly Half of Consumers Would Pay More for Experience That Exceeds Their Expectations Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new research from Accenture. The research is based on a survey of more than 20,000 consumers across 19 countries in North America,…

$54 Billion Wearable Tech Industry Offers Immense Opportunity for the Construction Industry by 2023 says GlobalData

Wearables have the potential to transform the construction industry through the ability to improve safety and efficiency for workers. Safety is being spearheaded by innovations such as gyroscopes, emergency alerts, and tracking devices, while GPS-enabled wearables and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology are leading improvement in efficiency on construction sites, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The wearable tech industry was worth nearly $23bn in 2018 and will grow at a compound annual…

Killi Expands Privacy Application into Asia-Pacific Region, Furthering its Position as a Global Leader in Consumer Privacy

Killi expands consumer privacy product into the fastest-growing advertising region in the world Killi, a consumer-led privacy application, wholly owned by Freckle Ltd. announced the expansion of its identity product to the Asia-Pacific region.  The expansion of Killi into this region brings consumer control of data to emerging markets and furthers Killi's position as a global leader in consumer privacy. Marketing Technology News: Ameriprise Financial’s New Customer Relationship Management System Helps Advisors Deliver…

VideoAmp Extends TV Viewership Panel to Fuel Its Smart TV & Set-Top Box Data Commingling Strategy via Partnership with TiVo

Industry Leading Cross-Screen Audience Panel Now Reaches 25 Million Devices in 19 Million U.S. Households To further advance its practice of commingling TV viewership data from Smart TVs (ACR) with the same from cable and satellite set-top boxes, VideoAmp is partnering with TiVo. The expanded data set extends VideoAmp’s TV Viewership data pool to cover 25 million devices in 19 million U.S. households and gives marketers and media owners sophisticated cross-screen media planning, measurement, and optimization capabilities,…

AT&T’s 5G Launch Means All Four Us Operators Now Sell 5G, Says GlobalData

Lynnette Luna, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “All four nationwide operators in the US now offer 5G services to consumers, but these are still early days, and the service is primarily attractive to consumers who enjoy adopting the latest technology. We will see 5G launches and consumer adoption accelerate in 2020 with better coverage and more reasonably priced 5G smartphones, which, at this point, cost $900 and up. Marketing Technology News: Rakuten Marketing…

Informatica Launches Industry-first Data Management Innovations: AI-driven Catalog of Catalogs, Data Marketplace, and Data Quality Cloud

New Solutions Enable Enterprises to Discover All Their Data; One-Stop-Shop for Accessing Enterprise Data; and Intelligent, Scalable Data Quality Via iPaaS Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced extensive updates across its Intelligent Data Platform, powered by Informatica's AI-powered CLAIRE engine, enabling enterprises with leading data management solutions. The industry-first innovations include the launch of Informatica's Catalog of Catalogs, Data Marketplace, and the industry's first Data…

1010data: In-Store Shopping Loses 3% Market Share on Both Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Transaction Data Shows Growth, With Shift to Online Spending 1010data, a leading provider of analytical intelligence and consumer transaction data, released the third in a series of holiday reports, Black Friday 2019: Is Online Shopping Sounding the Death Knell For Black Friday? This study, which utilizes 1010data’s Card panel of over 5 million consumers, examines and analyzes the data relating to changes in Black Friday and Thanksgiving week sales in 2019—not only overall online sales growth, but the spread of sales over…

Rakuten Marketing Data Reveals Cyber Weekend Continues To Outstrip Expectations

Exclusive data from Rakuten Marketing has revealed the increasing impact of ‘Cyber Week’ on consumers and retailers across Australia and the Asia region. Detailed data drawn from across the Rakuten Marketing network showed a marked shift in consumer participation across Cyber Week in 2019 compared with previous years, both in growth and behavioural patterns. Despite most sales not officially beginning until Friday, this year's results show that promotions extended beyond Black Friday. Consumers began shopping early with…

Acquia to Acquire Customer Data Platform AgilOne to Deliver More Powerful Customer Experiences based on AI

Unifies customer data from disparate platforms; drives personal experiences across every channel Acquia announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AgilOne, the leading customer data platform (CDP) for enterprises, to further deliver on its vision of providing open digital experiences. AgilOne brings valuable new capabilities to Acquia’s Open Digital Experience Platform, which harnesses the power of customer data and artificial intelligence (AI) to understand, acquire, and engage with customers.…

Optimove Uses Snowflake to Provide Brands with Direct Access to All Their Unified Customer Data

New integration will offer Optimove clients improved data shareability, processing speed, and transparency The Science-First Relationship Marketing Hub, Optimove, announced the migration of its data integration, transformation and sharing processes to Snowflake’s Cloud Data Warehouse. This is the latest step in Optimove’s revamp of its database infrastructure, Optidata, which enables brands to access, share and activate all their unified customer data. Combining Optimove’s sophisticated data calculations and…