Consumer insights

Champagne wishes and caviar dreams: Marketers plug into the lifestyles of the rich (and maybe famous)

Posted on Jan 15 2015 by

The Internet of Things is the driving future of consumer electronics and many other product categories, but who are the people behind the Internet of Things?

5 must-have lessons from the 2014 holiday season

Posted on Jan 14 2015 by

Get analysis and insights on top performing retail sites and the most effective channels driving online traffic, in our top lessons from the 2014 holiday season.

#HolidayHotSheet: Red Ryder BB Gun? I’d rather have a gift card…

Posted on Dec 19 2014 by

In this week’s holiday insights, we look at the rising popularity of gift cards as the holiday shopping season winds down. We also look at email marketing trends for Christmas Day and beyond.

Opportunities through the rise of smart devices

Posted on Dec 17 2014 by

The rise of smart devices is rapidly improving efficiency, user experience and brand engagement and poses many questions that marketers must begin considering today.

Five rules to better leverage online reviews

Posted on Dec 09 2014 by

Learn how businesses can leverage online reviews to their advantage, especially during the critical holiday season.

The state of Black Friday

Posted on Dec 05 2014 by

Bill Tancer, general manager of global research for Experian Marketing Services, appeared on CNN Live Thanksgiving day, to answer the question, “Is Black Friday dying?”

Ready. Set. Shop! 2014 hot holiday products

Posted on Dec 04 2014 by

While there was definitely some movement among the hot holiday products in our top 20 list, the top three remained completely unchanged.

Holiday shopping behaviors coming to light

Posted on Dec 02 2014 by

Bill Tancer’s take on what’s motivating holiday shopping behaviors this season.

There’s no place like a smart home this holiday

Posted on Nov 25 2014 by

The rapidly growing trend in devices that connect to the Internet beyond smartphones, tablets and computers, known as the “Internet of Things,” manifested itself during the 2013 holiday season through the popularity of connected fitness trackers like the Fitbit and the Jawbone Up. This year, it’s likely that a collection of smart home devices, such […]

The Internet of Things is heading mainstream this holiday season

Posted on Nov 13 2014 by

Searches for smart devices and everyday smart objects are on the rise. Learn who’s behind the growing interest in the Internet of Things this holiday.