Meal kits are experiencing an uptick in popularity as more people practice social distancing and turn to alternatives to limit their grocery store shopping.
Amid the countless (mostly unpleasant) surprises brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, one development was entirely predictable: the surge in online ordering of groceries and other essential items.
eMarketer research analyst Matteo Ceurvels discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America. He breaks down the latest developments on consumer behavior and business operations in Argentina, Brazil, Peru and more. Watch now in English and Spanish.
In a signal that it has flattened the curve, China reported zero new domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 in the mainland last month, though that may slightly change as there have been cases brought back by overseas returnees. (Additionally, there is some speculation around the accuracy of these reports.) Editors Note: Since this article's original publication, one county in China has gone into total lockdown again amid fear of a second wave of COVID-19 cases.
eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman discusses the current wave of retail store closures, the seismic shift to online shopping and what retailers should be thinking about during this time. He then talks about why payments firm Square is opening a bank, how you can help your local restaurants and where to watch live streamed music concerts from home.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin discusses how the coronavirus will impact tourism. How will it change airlines, accommodation and travel-related ad spending? She then discusses what will happen to movie theaters and ride-hailing services as the pandemic takes hold.
Having experienced the frustrations of shopping for underwear and socks firsthand, Brian Berger, founder and CEO of men’s lifestyle brand Mack Weldon, set out to reinvent men’s basics.
The coronavirus pandemic is touching all aspects of daily life in the UK and around the world. From an industry perspective, those most affected thus far rely on movement of people, particularly travel and hospitality. Some have been able to adapt to this new reality, sustained largely by digital, but the hospitality sector is grappling with an environment where human contact of any kind is becoming increasingly limited, even when mediated by digital.
With the exception of grocery stores and drugstores—which remain open—practically all other brick-and-mortar retail has seen a seismic drop in foot traffic before temporarily closing down their locations for the foreseeable future as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in the US. This is resulting in huge drops in revenue.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Andrew Lipsman, along with vice president of content studio Paul Verna, examine the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on grocery delivery, highlight how companies and individuals are coming up with innovative solutions, and point out examples of positive, and not-so-positive, corporate responses.
As Americans across the country prepared for major social distancing measures to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, pantries—and inboxes—have never been so full.
Business Insider Intelligence's research director Dan Van Dyke discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the financial services industry, including key takeaways for banks, payment companies and fintech.
eMarketer principal analyst Karin von Abrams and senior analyst Bill Fisher discuss Europe's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. How have governments reacted? Will this affect Brexit? They then talk about the UK's imminent digital tax, whether the Brits are ready for Disney+ and how not to do social media marketing.
eBay’s US retail ecommerce sales are continuing to fall year over year as a result of lower marketing investment, changes to seller fees and new internet sales tax laws.
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco discuss how digital adoption has made it possible—or not—for people to work, study and entertain themselves from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Who doesn't use the internet? Do people spend more time watching Netflix or YouTube? And which platforms get the most social media attention? They then talk about Spotify Kids, faster same-day delivery and Sling TV losing customers.
We have downgraded our forecast for total and digital media ad spending in China, but are not making any other major adjustments to our worldwide estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak yet.
French speakers in Quebec are still slower to adopt aspects of digital like ecommerce and video, something digital marketers must account for when targeting consumers in the province.