As chief marketing and innovation officer of Diageo North America, Edward Pilkington is responsible for maintaining some of the largest spirits brands in the world—among them Captain Morgan, Crown Royal and Smirnoff. While TV and out-of-home (OOH) advertising still play a large part in the mix, Pilkington has strongly embraced digital to help fit these global brands within the context of a local audience.
eMarketer junior analyst Blake Droesch explains Facebook’s mass app removal, new ad initiatives and hiding likes. He also discusses Twitter’s controversial “hide replies” feature, Snapchat increasing the length of video ads and more.
While conventional marketing thinking says that customers prefer personalized marketing experiences and are willing to share more personal data to get that, but new research shows that it may not.
Ad blocking and avoidance have their most immediate effects on publishers that miss out on ad revenues they would otherwise have received from serving content to ad blocking users. Ad avoidance is just one of the reasons the average non-walled-garden publisher is struggling with ad-based monetization, and alternative revenue strategies have been gaining importance in recent years.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin discusses the EU’s recent ruling on the Google ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ case, the impact of culturally relevant ads, Kik Messenger shutting down and more.
Retailers rely on a variety of marketing channels to engage customers. But identifying the most effective channels is a process, which requires establishing clear objectives and key performance indicators.
Consumers are often creatures of habit. They know the products and the brands they like—and getting them to try something entirely new can be a challenge.
Creating an alluring social media presence is a tried-and-true strategy for direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands. Not only is social media a cost-effective way to reach consumers, but shoppers are more likely to research a D2C brand by looking at its social content.
In his two years in the role, Dunkin' Brands’ CMO Tony Weisman has led the company through a rebrand, updating Dunkin’s image to reflect its growing beverage priorities; expanded brand partnerships, working with companies that may not seem obvious for a business focused on drinks and donuts; and become laser-focused on user-generated content (UGC).
Marc Pritchard, chief brand officer of Procter & Gamble, offered a startling prediction at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show: "I would say that the days of advertising as we know it today are numbered. We need to start thinking about a world with no ads."
eMarketer principal analysts Lauren Fisher and Nicole Perrin discuss Google’s recent study about how turning off third-party cookies affects publisher revenues: What did Google find? How valid is the research? How does it compare with previous studies? Then, they talk about an ad fraud lawsuit between Fetch and Uber, Amazon developing clean room data technology and how marketers try to target shoppers within different channels.
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver, Andrew Lipsman and Nicole Perrin discuss Apple’s new products and services, the new Google investigation, whether privacy is dead, podcast advertising and more.
eMarketer sales executive Michael Bruckenthal, midmarket account manager Brandon Galindo and vice president of content studio—and author of our recent report, “Esports 2019: eMarketer’s Forecast for US Audience, US Ad Revenue Growth”—Paul Verna discuss the burgeoning world of esports. They chat about how different stakeholders are investing in this space, who’s watching, how large are the prize pools and audiences compared with traditional sports and marketing opportunities for advertisers.
As we’ve covered, ad blocking in the US and many parts of western Europe are here to stay. Whether it’s over privacy concerns or the general annoyance over ads ruining user experience, many internet users are not happy with ad loads when they browse the web.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Andrew Lipsman discuss the viability of Peloton’s business model, the implications of unsafe products being sold on Amazon, and whether consumers really care about brand activism.
There are about four months before the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance deadline kicks in, and according to July 2019 research from consent solutions provider PossibleNow, only 8% of US businesses said they are prepared. The majority reported still being in the preparation process; however, only a third expected to be able to meet the January 1, 2020, deadline.
eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom shares our latest internet usage estimates for Italy, including projections for 2022.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin explains how consumers feel about ads why they feel that way: What ads do they least like? Which ones are they most receptive to? How should advertisers respond? Then, principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson talks about the US launch of Facebook’s dating service, how young people feel about ‘likes’ and the impact of the social platform’s latest data breach.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Mark Dolliver join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to discuss why Uber and Lyft drivers might become employees, a landmark facial recognition ruling in the UK, whether Americans prefer ground coffee, K-Cups or whole coffee beans, and more.