Ben Davis

About Ben Davis

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Ben Davis is editor of the Econsultancy blog. He lives in Manchester, England.

Ashley Friedlein on the new normals for 2022 in digital and marketing

Hybrid is here to stay. The war for digital talent intensifies. Connections become more direct. These are the new normals for 2022 in digital and marketing, according to founder Ashley Friedlein, speaking at Econsultancy’s first quarterly trends briefing of the year (subscribers can watch in full). He referred to 2020, 2021 and 2022 as, respectively, […]

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Ecommerce in 2022: What do the experts predict?

Whilst the rest of 2021 might not have seen ecommerce adoption hit the heights of January of that year (nearly 38% of total retail sales in the UK), comparisons to 2019 still show how things have changed. Holiday shopping now looks to be roughly 30%+ online, compared to c. 21% pre-pandemic. So, looking in the […]

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Digital advertising in 2022: What do the experts predict?

Looking to 2022, we’ve collected predictions from the world of adtech and performance to find out the big trends of the next 12 months in digital advertising. From first-party data and retail media, to ad creative and upper-funnel campaigns, the list is dominated by the ongoing challenges created by Covid-19, changing views on privacy, and […]

The top 25 Econsultancy articles of 2021

Every year as we approach the holidays, we share our most popular posts of the year. Here’s the list for 2021, touching on themes such as data privacy, TikTok, customer experience in the round, and digital transformation in FMCG and B2B. Click through from the headlines if you want to read more. N.B. A handful […]

What not to miss at October’s Festival of Marketing

It’s always fun picking out your favourite talks from the Festival of Marketing agenda. One of the charms of the virtual format the Festival has been using over the past year is that with no concurrent sessions and everything available afterwards on demand, those delegates with enough stamina should be able to listen to every […]