eMarketer Podcasts

On today's podcast episode, we give out some 2023 retail awards for the most must-visit store, the company that came the closest to crashing and burning—only to course-correct at the last minute, the retailer you need to know, and the comeback story of the year. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and analysts Blake Droesch and Sky Canaves.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss consumer spending over the holidays, how transaction data can help brands build deeper relationships with their customers, and what's next for consumer purchase data. "In Other News," we talk about Google starting to phase out cookies in a few weeks and what to make of the economy's mixed signals. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and Jonathan Silver, founder and CEO of Affinity Solutions.

On today’s podcast episode, our analyst Bill Fisher asks forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and forecasting analysts Oscar Bruce Jr. and Zach Goldner about the most interesting Insider Intelligence international forecasts of the past year, as well as what we can expect for 2024.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what Fortnite developer Epic Games' win over Google means, whether McDonald's new restaurant brand will be a success, why women's sports worldwide are exploding right now, if video streaming bundles are inevitable, how AI rules can keep pace with AI development, who's planning to live underwater in a few years, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Ross Benes, Bill Fisher, and Carina Perkins.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what employers expect their staffs to know about generative AI, whether every company will end up with their own custom version of ChatGPT, and the dos and don'ts of using generative AI in the workplace. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Jacob Bourne and vice president of content, strategy, and operations Dan Van Dyke.

On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how purchase data can inform campaigns, the importance of real-time information, and what retail media networks are missing. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the most exciting retail media tech advances happening right now. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analyst Arielle Feger and Damian Garbaccio, chief business and marketing officer at Affinity Solutions.

In part two of this two-part podcast episode, we discuss some predictions for 2024 that are too specific to be 100% certain about but could still come true, including: which car company Amazon could potentially acquire, how AI might land itself in hot water, and the next digital consumer privacy lawsuit. Tune in to the discussion with our vice presidents of content Suzy Davidkhanian and Paul Verna and analyst Max Willens.

On today’s podcast episode, we talk about our latest report that looks at new features being offered by the top cash-back credit cards and how much consumers value them. • In our “Headlines” segment, we break down a recent CNBC article about some of the limited-time merchant rewards the major credit cards are offering. • In “Story by Numbers,” we discuss the Insider Intelligence emerging features benchmark that identified 49 novel qualities and carefully reviewed the feature sets of 10 popular no-fee cash-back credit cards. We also talk about free security features that customers value the most. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” our host Rob Rubin has a difficult time staying true to his position (Credit card features are so tempting!) as he debates why consumers feel certain credit card features are valuable and that they would forgo most of them for more rewards. Listen to the podcast with Rob Rubin and our analyst David Morris.

In part one of this two-part podcast episode, we discuss some predictions for 2024 that are too specific to be 100% certain about but could still come true, including: which subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform Apple will likely buy, where metaverse playgrounds will spring up, and what the ruling between Google and the US Department of Justice will be. Tune in to the discussion with our vice presidents of content Suzy Davidkhanian and Paul Verna and analyst Max Willens.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss the travel rebound and how tech is helping it out, how Black Friday football (with a side of online shopping) performed this year, will X (formerly Twitter) go bankrupt next year, a new way to stream NBA games post-cable, what to expect from ChatGPT next year, why your passport is the color it is, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood, forecasting analyst Zach Goldner, and director of forecasting Oscar Orozco.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what's most to blame for this sustained ad spending rebound, what concerns us about it, and what we expect to see from ad spending in 2024. "In Other News," we talk about why ad-blocking rates are experiencing a gradual uptick and a cord-cutting milestone. Tune in to the discussion with our director of forecasting Peter Newman and vice president of content Paul Verna.

On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how the Thanksgiving numbers look, why folks are online shopping more this season, and where the ecommerce ceiling is. Then for "Red-Hot Retail," our analysts give us four spicy predictions about the remaining few weeks of holiday shopping. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts director of Briefings Jeremy Goldman and analyst Zak Stambor.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether Uber's business is actually sustainable, how many Americans use ride-hailing apps, and what the ad opportunity is. "In Other News," we talk about whether there will be more—or fewer—self-checkout options by the end of next year and whether the world is ready to accept humanoid robots used by Amazon. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Yory Wurmser.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what happened with Sam Altman and OpenAI, how the AI revolution just went through a shift, and what's next for the maker of ChatGPT. "In Other News," we talk about what to expect from GPT-5 and how AI could disrupt short-form video creation. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Gadjo Sevilla.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether X (formerly Twitter) can recover from its latest debacle, if folks will start buying cars on Amazon, whether ad-free social networks are inevitable, companies potentially ruining "buy one, get one free" deals, United Airlines weighing using passenger data to target ads on planes, how people feel about tipping in the US, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti and analysts Ross Benes and Bill Fisher.

On today's special podcast episode, we continue our monthly show where we discuss the biggest trends of the moment and the newest research, sprinkle in some analysis, and bundle it up into a quiz. Every month, three of our analysts representing their respective coverage area teams compete against each other. (We also encourage you to play along at home.) We keep a running score and will crown a winning team at the end of the year. Today, we cover the future of AI devices, shopping Amazon from your social feed, what happens now that the Hollywood strikes are over, and how Amazon is expanding. Tune in to the discussion with this month's contestants: our vice president of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti and analysts Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf and Carina Perkins.

On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss how Gen Zers discover products; where they stand on buy now, pay later; and how loyal they really are to brands. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank three campaigns that really worked with Gen Z. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analyst Arielle Feger and editor Catherine Ollinger.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss what a completely Walt Disney Co.-owned Hulu will look like, if the entertainment giant has a Marvel problem, and whether Disney+ can ever rival Netflix for the subscriber crown. "In Other News," we talk about why Roku's revenues and streaming hours are doing particularly well and why Warner Bros. Discovery's ad revenues and subscriber growth are not. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Paul Verna.

This Banking & Payments Show episode explores new cash-back credit card features and their appeal. We discuss a CNBC article on merchant rewards, highlight a feature 58% of consumers find extremely valuable, and debate the merits of these features versus more cash-back rewards.

On today’s podcast episode, host Bill Fisher is joined by our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and analysts Paul Briggs and Matteo Ceurvels to examine the podcast landscape around the world, looking at changes in listenership and the advertising opportunities that the format affords.