Category: Channel: Retail

How to get the most out of your purchase of ads on Amazon

Forty percent of Amazon shoppers never scroll past the first page, according to a 2018 Feedvisor study. That’s why, with millions upon millions of products on Amazon, brands are increasingly turning to Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) like Headline Search Ads...

/ May 23, 2018

Six Google Shopping opportunities you may be overlooking

As of Q1 2018, Google Shopping ads drove 76.4 percent of retail search ad spend, eclipsing text ads in markets around the world. As these Product Listing Ads (PLAs) become more competitive, the question becomes how to maximize ROI without...

/ May 22, 2018

State of Digital Marketing Analytics in the Top 1000 Internet Retailers

This report from Cardinal Path explores trends in the adoption of key technologies, providing insight into how retailers are maturing with respect to digital analytics — and how major analytics vendors are faring in this key vertical. “State of Digital...

/ May 15, 2018

Has Amazon ended its Google Shopping campaigns?

It looks like after a year and a half of running Google Shopping campaigns, Amazon has stopped bidding on product listing ads. According to data pulled by the digital marketing firm Merkle, Amazon’s shopping campaigns had begun to slow down...

/ May 7, 2018

Report: Millennials least influenced by retail advertising, most active tech adopters

It may be that different generations have always shopped differently. However, new research from Euclid shows that millennials stand apart from earlier generations in their shopping habits and use of technology. The new Euclid report (registration required), based on a survey...

/ April 26, 2018

3 lessons learned from 365,000 Amazon furniture & home goods product pages

As in many markets, the tactics to successfully sell home goods and furniture on Amazon differ slightly depending on the price point. But after analyzing more than 365,000 furniture and home goods product pages on Amazon as part of my...

/ April 25, 2018

Jeff Bezos confirms Amazon now has more than 100M Prime members

Jeramey Lende / Shutterstock.com Amazon has remained tight-lipped regarding its Prime membership numbers until yesterday, when CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed that the company has surpassed 100 million paid Prime members globally in his letter to shareholders. “In 2017, Amazon shipped...

/ April 19, 2018

Closing the deal with in-store customers

One of the most fundamental goals a brand marketer has is to lead consumers to the point of sale (POS) — that is, a location or moment during the customer journey in which a retail transaction can occur. Guiding shoppers...

/ April 11, 2018

Study captures new consumer ‘hierarchy of needs’ facing brands

Given all the politics and polarization in the market these days, it’s a bit of a minefield for brands. Loyalty is down, according to many studies, and consumers seem generally less tolerant of brands making mistakes or otherwise behaving badly....

/ April 3, 2018

Consumers don’t want to think anymore

Customer expectations are changing drastically. With every new medium, technology or innovation, they already expect the next level of service. Expectations are moving so quickly that they’re outpacing the same technologies that are keeping retailers on their toes. At the...

/ April 2, 2018