Barbeques, Flags and Email: Celebrating Memorial Day the Email Marketing Way

Posted on May 17 2011 by

Emails sent on Memorial Day drive highest holiday transaction rates.

Growth Markets: Why the BRICs Are So Important

Posted on May 06 2011 by

In many ways it’s wrong to refer to Brazil, Russia, India and China as “developing” markets — by some measures they can be considered just as developed as the “developed” markets.

Easter Email Trends or Lack Thereof

Posted on Apr 22 2011 by

Act Locally: Americas Greenest (and Brownest) Markets

Posted on Apr 22 2011 by

Americans are adopting greener attitudes and greener ways of life, but there is a sizeable community that is avoiding and, at times, fighting the green revolution.According to an analysis by Experian Simmons, 35% of the U.S. adult population can be classified as individuals who generally think and act green.

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Posted on Apr 21 2011 by

Targeting Emails to the Hispanic Segment

Posted on Apr 12 2011 by

Impact of New Paywall on NYTimes.com: Pageviews Down Between 11-30%

Posted on Apr 11 2011 by

After months of speculation, the paywall for The New York Times went live at 2pm on Monday, March 28th, which limits online readers (non-print subscribers) to 20 articles each month. For smartphone and tablet applications, only the top news se…

UConn Is #1, But Hartford-New Haven Ranks High In More Than Just Basketball

Posted on Apr 06 2011 by

Basketball alone doesn’t define the life and times of Hartford-New Haven residents. In honor of UConn closing out the season with 11 consecutive wins culminating in a national championship, here are 11 things you might not have known about the Hartford-New Haven market area.

Final Four Roundball Rankings

Posted on Mar 31 2011 by

We compared various basketball-related statistics for the home markets of the Final Four teams using data compiled by Experian Simmons. About a quarter of the U.S. population has an interest in college basketball. Richmond (26.7%) and Indianapolis (26.3%) are the Final Four markets with the highest level of interest. Lexington and Hartford will need overtime to decide a winner. These markets are tied at 24.3%.

Print Coupon Use Strong Despite Increase In Digital Coupons

Posted on Mar 31 2011 by

According to Experian Simmons, users of printed coupons — those obtained from newspapers, magazines, mail, etc.—outnumber users of digital coupons by a margin of almost 3-to-1. Fully 68% of all U.S. adults said their household uses print coupons, a number that has remained relatively unchanged during the past five years.