When is Cyber Monday in the UK?

Posted on Dec 01 2010 by

Cyber Monday is an American term that people have tried to import to the UK, but its British definition remains vague. In the US it refers to the Monday following Black Friday, which itself is the day after Thanksgiving and considered to be the start of the pre-Christmas shopping season.

Better Jobs Are Still Hard to Come By

Posted on Dec 01 2010 by

As of October 18, 2010, 6.5% of U.S. adults have changed jobs for something better in the previous year. That’s a relative decline of 34% compared to January 14, 2008, when 9.9% of Americans said they had changed jobs for the better.

The Party Started Before Cyber Monday

Posted on Nov 29 2010 by

Well, you can say you heard it here first: Cyber Monday is barely a few hours into full swing and yet we’re already seeing email volumes increase by roughly the same percentage as last year in the run up to today’s mailing frenzy. Last year, we saw an increase in ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ mentions [...]

Alcohol Vendor traffic up 50% as Party season gets started

Posted on Nov 26 2010 by

As December approaches with alarming rapidity the start of the party season will be swinging into action quicker than you can say “Secret Santa”.

With office Christmas parties and large family gatherings on the way online searches will…

Hispanic Women Start Diet Season Early

Posted on Nov 24 2010 by

It is to be expected that most diets go out the window around the holiday season. But there comes a point when many of us need to tighten the belt (literally) again. And that is where differences arise. Weekly data from Experian Simmons DataStreamSM show that the percent of American women who diet to lose […]

Spread the Cheer Through Friends-and-Family Emails This Year

Posted on Nov 23 2010 by

The winter holidays are all about friends, family and spreading the cheer. For email marketers, this timely connotation translates into opportunity for deeper customer engagement, increased response and higher return on investment through the use of the viral and ever-popular “friends and family” campaign. According to Experian Marketing Services’ new white paper, Spreading the word through friends-and-family […]

Fifteen TV Shows We Can All Agree On

Posted on Nov 23 2010 by

Which TV shows bring both registered Republicans and Democrats together? It turns out that you can discuss last night’s episode of “The Bachelorette” with friends across all ends of the political spectrum.

Facebook.com generates nearly 1 in 4 page views in the US

Posted on Nov 19 2010 by

In March, we reported an important milestone when the market share of visits to Facebook.com* surpassed Google.com*. Since then, we have continued to watch the growth of Facebook.com, which increased 60% from the same week last year and represented 1 in 10 US Internet visits last week. The amount of content consumption taking place on […]

Everyone Loves a Freebie – Have You Used These FREE Online Address Verification Tools?

Posted on Nov 19 2010 by

Here at Experian QAS we sometimes get inquiries from people looking to verify just a few addresses. Lucky for you, there are a few free tools out there to help you verify a handful of addresses.

Deliverability tips for the holiday season

Posted on Nov 18 2010 by