Topic: Consumers

Millennials Want Mobile Video Ads to Be Short and on Every Device

Fast-changing viewing habits spell big shifts for marketers

Chances are the next video you watch will be on your mobile phone or tablet. Record numbers of viewers are turning to these devices every day to watch a funny…

The Internet Pushes Individual Media Use to More Than 8 Hours A Day

New ZenithOptimedia forecast

Consumer Internet use will increase 12 percent globally this year, helping drive average individual media consumption to more than eight hours a day, according to a new Media Consumption Forecasts…

Study: One in Three Consumers Skip Back-to-School Shopping

A slower retail season?

Back-to-school sales will continue to drop this year, according to projections from The Integer Group. The global retail marketing agency teamed up with M/A/R/C Research to complete the study, which…

Brands Must Turn to the Dark Data Side

A lot of vital insight remains hidden

Our industry traditionally, naturally focuses on the data most visible, most apparent and most readily captured—the data that streams through our digital, mobile, video and retail channels. But people today…

A Look at How Geography Affects Shopping Habits

Europe and North America

You might think that when it comes to shopping, everyone wants to get the lowest price and get the job done as fast as possible, right? Apparently not. Leo Burnett/Arc…

The Rise of Media Quants

College prof Joseph Turow on how data-driven advertising is shaping the world

The promise of the Internet was a digital world in which the consumer was king. But in The Daily You, Joseph Turow, a professor of communications at the University of…