Advertising & Marketing


Research from Confiant shows that raising price floors isn’t a panacea for ad buyers hoping to avoid fraud.

Megan Harbold, vice president of ecommerce at The Mars Agency, explains the challenges of advertising on Amazon.

Tony Bevilacqua, founder and CEO of augmented and virtual reality measurement platform Cognitive3D, discusses the metrics available for marketers that want to measure augmented reality experiences.

In 2018, an estimated 21.4 million web users in Germany will block ads on a digital device at least monthly—equivalent to 32.0% of internet users and 26.2% of the population.

eMarketer estimates that the number of people in France using ad blocking software or tools at least once per month reached 14.1 million in 2017, and will pass 16 million in 2019.

A survey of US and UK millennials found that—surprise—many would be comfortable using a variety of new technologies while shopping.

Brands taking stances on hot-button issues can be risky. But in an increasingly polarized political climate, some are courting controversy and can afford to alienate a vocal minority.

Nick Flood, deputy managing director of digital at Dennis Publishing, talks about how communicating with consumers can combat ad blocking.

Patrick Edlefsen, managing director of D/A/CH at Sizmek, talks about how brands and publishers are upping their game in response to increasing ad blocking in Germany.

In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” eMarketer’s Eric Haggstrom and Chris Bendtsen discuss how traditional media is changing. Are people spending less time watching TV? Is radio staging a comeback?

Ben Gaddis, president of ad agency T3, spoke with eMarketer’s Caroline Cakebread about what’s possible with AR today, and how marketers can best utilize it to create revenue generating experiences.

Keith Soljacich, vice president of experiential technology at Digitas, discusses the state of augmented reality and what a brand's presence could look like in an augmented world.

Google might leave Bing and Yahoo in the dust for visits, but the popular search engine has been losing some shine as the go-to platform for product search. A number of consumer surveys have shown that more US digital shoppers now start their searches on Amazon.

Several states, including California, are adopting their own protections for internet users.

We estimate that 22.0% of UK internet users will use ad blocking tools this year, compared with 28.7% in France, 32.0% in Germany and 25.2% in the US. Growth in user numbers will slow to single digits for the first time.

Retailers have been implementing in-store tech and omnichannel options to meet the perceived demands of the modern shopper. A recent RIS News survey found many US internet users are interested in shopping options like "grab and go" technology, while fewer were keen on virtual reality or robots.

Johnny Ryan, chief policy and industry relations officer at ad blocking browser Brave, talks about why the fight against ad blocking isn't working.

Rune Werliin, vice president of marketing and professional services at AudienceProject, talks about what publishers can do to persuade ad blocker users to switch off their software.

National Public Media's Gina Garrubbo and Bryan Moffet discuss why advertiser interest in NPR's podcasts keeps growing, and how it works with advertisers to create organic ads.