Almost 1 in 5 Adults to Buy A Wearable Device in the Next Year. Where Does That Fit in the CE Spectrum?

Who's looking to buy wearables, and which brands are top of mind?
Continue reading » | December 18, 2014

Who Spends the Most on a Daily Basis? Hispanics

Hispanics' above-average spending is tied to their likelihood of having kids in the home.
Continue reading » | December 17, 2014

What’s the “Hottest Topic” in Retargeting?

AdRoll-Hottest-Topic-in-Retargeting-Dec2014Source: AdRoll [download page]
    Notes: Social media retargeting is the "hottest topic" in retargeting, according to an AdRoll survey of 1,000 US marketers hailing from a range of industries and company sizes. Indeed, social networks are among the top properties where respondents would like to see retargeting over the next 3 years, with Instagram (48%) and Pinterest (46%) behind only Amazon (73%). Another hot topic in the space, per the survey, is mobile and cross-device, with 57% of B2B respondents and 51% of B2C marketers currently retargeting on mobile.
    Continue reading » | December 17, 2014

    2015 Marketing Budget Trends, by Channel

    StrongView-2015-Marketing-Budget-Plans-by-Program-Dec2014Business leaders are generally optimistic about the direction their marketing budgets will take next year, according to a StrongView survey [pdf]. Indeed, 54% expect their budgets to grow next year (up from 46% in last year's survey), with one-third of those forecasting budget growth of at least 10%. So which channels are slated for increases - and which will see budget cuts?
    Continue reading » | December 16, 2014

    Majority of Pay-TV Subscribers Also Report Having Netflix Subscriptions

    PwC-Share-Pay-TV-Subscribers-With-Netflix-2014-2013-Dec2014Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) [pdf] Notes: Pay-TV, it seems, is no longer enough: roughly two-thirds of pay-TV subscribers between the ages of 18-49 also have Netflix subscriptions, according to a recent PwC survey, which notes that Netflix penetration among pay-TV subscribers isn't confined to youth. In fact, almost 6 in 10 subscribers aged 50-59 double as Netflix subscribers, triple the share from last year. Overall, 65% of pay-TV subscribers surveyed have Netflix and 32% Amazon Prime, up from 41% and 18% last year, respectively.
    Continue reading » | December 16, 2014

    Streaming Services Grow in Popularity With Smartphone Users

    Deloitte-US-Smartphone-Owners-Streaming-Activities-by-Age-Dec2014Source: Deloitte
      Notes: Some 43% of US smartphone-owning adults report having used their device to stream music and listen to online radio during the week prior to Deloitte's survey, with this figure up from 26% in the prior year's survey. While fewer (16%) said they had streamed or watched TV or movies online using their devices, that was almost double the figure from a year earlier. Predictably, use of streaming services is highest among youth. Interestingly, though, 35-44-year-olds were the most likely to report playing games on their smartphones, with 47% claiming to have done so within the prior week.
      Continue reading » | December 15, 2014

      US Population Projections by Age Group, 2015-2060

      CensusBureau-Pop-Projections-by-Age-Group-2015-2060-Dec2014Source: U.S. Census Bureau
        Notes: The first population projections released by the US Census Bureau in 14 years show an aging population distribution in the US: by 2060, slightly fewer than 1 in 5 (19.8%) of Americans will be younger than 18, down from an estimated 22.9% next year. By contrast, by the end of the forecast period, the 65+ crowd will account for 23.6% of the population, up from 14.9% next year. Indeed, the 65+ bracket will grow to outnumber under-18s some time between 2030 and 2035. Something to think about, given the complaints that advertisers aren't doing a good job catering to older Americans.
        Continue reading » | December 15, 2014

        Where Upscale Boomers Notice Advertising

        ShullmanResearchCenter-Top-Ad-Channels-Among-Upscale-Boomers-Dec2014Source: Shullman Research Center
          Notes: TV ads have the broadest reach among upscale Boomers (those aged 50-68 with household income of at least $75k), according to new data released by the Shullman Research Center that segments previously-released data by generation. Three-quarters of upscale Boomers reporting having seen TV ads during the 30 days prior to the survey, with a majority also reported having seen or heard advertising in mail sent to their home (53%) and in newspapers (printed or digital; 51%).
          Continue reading » | December 12, 2014

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