eMarketer Podcasts

On today's episode, we discuss some predictions for H2 2022 that are too specific to be 100% certain but could still come true, including: will there be new talks to revive the Pinterest/PayPal super app merger, what will happen to Mark Zuckerberg's quest to build the metaverse, will Netflix get into live sports, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Debra Aho Williamson, Andrew Lipsman, and Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss what to make of Elon Musk trying to pull out of the Twitter deal, the ramifications for both parties, and how advertisers will likely view the platform going forward. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Jasmine Enberg.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how retailers build a sense of urgency and the goals of retailer-specific holidays beyond just sales. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three examples of effective retail holiday marketing and discuss a miss. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analyst Suzy Davidkhanian and Briefings director Jeremy Goldman.

On today's episode, we discuss whether Pinterest can become the definitive online shopping mall, what a virtual convenience store looks like, how marketing budgets are changing, the promise of food delivered to your fridge, an unpopular opinion about Prime Day, where the baseball term "bullpen" came from, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Suzy Davidkhanian and Blake Droesch and director of forecasting Oscar Orozco.

On today's episode, we discuss what Google is up to in the healthcare space: how Google is turning Search and YouTube into consumer health tools, how it could disrupt electronic health records, and what Google's relationship with healthcare will look like in five years. "In Other News," we talk about AI scanning medical records to improve your health and whether digital health startups are living up to their hype. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Lisa Phillips and Rajiv Leventhal.

On today's episode, we discuss how much sports are helping to keep traditional TV alive, how many Americans still have cable, and when (if ever) streaming will kill TV. "In Other News," we talk about the impact of smart TVs on viewing behavior and the significance of the Major League Soccer (MLS) and Apple TV+ deal. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Paul Verna.

On today's episode, we discuss the biggest problem with media, how TikTok is taking on TV, how the newspaper business is getting on, the significance of the iPhone's 15th birthday, why you may buy your next car online, an unpopular opinion about Gen Zers and formal wear, the bestselling video game console of all time, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Dave Frankland and Evelyn Mitchell and director of reports editing Rahul Chadha.

On today's episode, we discuss why Net Promoter Score (NPS) usage isn't translating into a better customer experience for many, how to use it effectively, and tactics for dealing with angry customers. "In Other News," we talk about how neobanks can use customer service to stand out from the crowd and the significance of Target adding coffee pickup and returns to its curbside service. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Patty Soltis.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how inflation got so high and which metrics retailers should be looking at to determine the economic reality of this moment. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top two companies reacting the best to economic uncertainty—and which two are reacting the worst. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts Briefings director Jeremy Goldman and analyst Zak Stambor.

On today's episode, we discuss how Twitter could reinvent itself to become a new social network model, what its current to-do list looks like, and whether it would make sense to can some of its more recent initiatives. "In Other News," we talk about what Sheryl Sandberg leaving Meta means for the company and the significance of a YouTube Shorts milestone. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Debra Aho Williamson.

On today's episode, we discuss what to expect from Prime Day 2022, Instagram's projected growth, what Americans watch on TV, the latest social commerce moves, movie theater ads 2.0, an unpopular opinion about comparing TV and digital video, how much time we spend doing meaningless work tasks, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Blake Droesch and Paul Verna and senior director of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti.

On today's episode, we discuss the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2022—observations from the event, the value of being there, what we heard from marketers, and what the social media giants had to say. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Jasmine Enberg and vice presidents Marissa Coslov and Ina Gottinger.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how shoppers and retailers use Google and why the company's previous investments in the ecommerce space haven't worked out so well. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three winning Google shopping features and discuss one feature we expect to fizzle out. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analysts Sky Canaves and Yory Wurmser.

China has set the pace for livestream shopping, but it’s catching on elsewhere around the world. Join our analyst Bill Fisher as he hosts analysts Man-Chung Cheung and Karin von Abrams to discuss some of the successes, road bumps, and opportunities in this space.

On today's episode, we discuss how TV has transformed brands and how marketers should be thinking about investing in linear versus streaming in 2022. "In Other News," we talk about the significance of cryptocurrency companies pulling back on marketing spend and why some think Roku is abusing its power. Tune in to the discussion with founder and CEO of Marketing Architects Chuck Hengel and our analyst Ross Benes.

On today's episode, we discuss how much Netflix and Disney+ will make from ads, what Snapchat+ is, how best to prevent customers from leaving you and trading down, Facebook's algorithm change to take on TikTok, why Apple and Google are coming for your car, an unpopular opinion about email newsletters, what the new "Squid Game" game show will look like, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Suzy Davidkhanian and Max Willens and director of reports editing Rahul Chadha.

On today's episode, we discuss the actual viability of the sharing economy: What should we make of Uber's diversification efforts and are Airbnb's latest changes enough to power the company up and to the right? "In Other News," we talk about the travel industry's optimism in the face of inflation and ad spending's positive outlook in the face of recessionary fears. Tune in to the discussion with our Briefings director Jeremy Goldman.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss what the circular retail economy looks like, who resale shoppers are, and why companies own their own resale markets. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top five most innovative brands in circular retail. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analysts Sky Canaves and Suzy Davidkhanian.

On today's episode, we discuss why Zelle (and person-to-person payment apps) are in hot water, which service most Americans use, and how we'll be paying for things in 2026. "In Other News," we talk about the current state of the cryptocurrency crash and the impact Apple Pay Later will have on the buy now, pay later space. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jaime Toplin and Adriana Nunez.

On today's episode, we discuss how much "Top Gun: Maverick" is helping movie theaters recover, why the number of American video game players is shrinking, the headwinds threatening air travel's recovery, how much money Spotify made from podcast ads, when Amazon may overtake Walmart as the largest retailer in the US, an unpopular opinion about the movie-viewing experience, how Bluetooth got its name, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Dave Frankland and Paul Verna and director of forecasting Oscar Orozco.