Since the discontinuation of Google Glass back in 2015, the wearables market has focused on smartwatches and fitness trackers. In 2021, however, a new pair of smart glasses – created by Facebook in partnership with Ray-Ban – could usher in a new era of mainstream wearable technology. But will it take off, even amid privacy […]
When we think of digital transformation within the automotive industry, we tend to consider it in terms of the omni-channel buying experience – making it easier to buy a car online and at the dealership. But what about cars themselves becoming digital, and crucially, transactional platforms? In recent months, we have started to see vehicle […]
Kimia Meshkinyar is VP of Global Product & Revenue Marketing at Uberall, a global SaaS company that provides ‘Near Me’ marketing solutions for brands and retailers. We find out more about Kimia’s role, discuss the importance of local brand experiences, and how the predicted future of retail will impact marketing.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we can go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
You might have heard of Rappi, a rapidly-growing Colombian on-demand delivery startup and last mile ecommerce platform that has been called the “Latin American super app“. Like many super apps, Rappi has a payments arm: RappiPay, originally launched as a peer-to-peer payments platform and electronic wallet service in 2018 (Portuguese-language source). It has since rolled […]
Econsultancy Live returns on 22-24 November with another informative, future-focused event, this time looking to the future of ecommerce.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift and customers and companies alike begin navigating the “next normal”, effective customer engagement strategies will be integral to brands being able to deliver value. To prepare, check out these best practices and key takeaways from the Braze Connection Hub.
TikTok promises a huge opportunity for brands to boost their reach and engagement, particularly with a younger audience – if they can successfully play to its strengths. Here are 10 brands doing so with style.
The resale market is predicted to grow to more than double the value of the fast fashion market by 2030. A social-media-fuelled wave of consumer interest in sustainable clothing, plus new technology solutions that let retailers jump on the resale bandwagon, are contributing to the surge.
Today’s ‘Day in the Life’ features Raphael Rodier, who is the Global Chief Revenue Officer at mobile brand advertising company Ogury. We chat with Raphael about his career journey so far, what motivates him most, and how brands can continue to create stand-out experiences in a cookieless world. Please describe your job… what do you […]
The acceleration of ecommerce throughout the globe over the course of 2020 was hard to ignore, as consumers shopped online often out of necessity, and brands were forced to rapidly change their strategies as a result.
International travel might be permitted again, but big challenges still remain for the travel and tourism industry. With safety rules (and the ever-changing traffic light system) still in place, levels of consumer doubt and confusion remain high, while staffing issues plague companies. So, how are travel and tourism brands using marketing to get back on […]
The Festival of Marketing is back once again in October, this time looking to ‘The Year Ahead’, with four jam-packed days of virtual content designed to provide marketers with a toolkit for success in 2022.
Welcome back to our regular roundup of the stand-out social stories from the month just gone.
Wulfric Light-Wilkinson is General Manager EMEA at performance marketing engine Wunderkind. We chatted with Wulfric about how Wunderkind has managed to grow through the pandemic, how performance marketers can adapt to the phasing out of third-party cookies, and the biggest upcoming opportunities for the company. Tell us about your role – what does a typical […]
There are signs that the rise in online shopping seen during pandemic lockdown could be permanent. According to Adobe, global ecommerce sales are predicted to reach $4.2 trillion this year, while US ecommerce spend will top $1 trillion by 2022. Naturally, this has also accelerated industry investment in ecommerce; retailers made approximately $10 billion in […]
Even though shopping on TikTok is still in the testing stages, we can learn a great deal about what the future of ecommerce on the platform might look like – by turning to Douyin, TikTok’s sibling app in China.
The path to purchase is changing a lot, with more products being purchased online than at any other time in retail history. According to eMarketer, nearly 150 million consumers worldwide became first-time ecommerce buyers in 2020. More than one-third purchased items they’d never bought online before, and 32% bought products from retailers they hadn’t shopped […]
Today we’re speaking to the newly-appointed CEO of Hubspot, Yamini Rangan. She discusses her new role, the importance of authentic leadership, and the future of CX. How do you maintain an effective work/life balance? These days, work-life balance may seem like a challenging feat. Work-from-home burnout is a reality, and that’s why it’s so essential […]
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