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US online holiday spending surpasses US$21bn, up 14% vs last year
US online holiday spending surpasses US$21bn, up 14% vs last year

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 32 days of the November-December 2012 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date US$21.4bn has been spent online, marking a 14% increase versus the corresponding days last year.

6 Dec 2012

UNITED STATES

Twitter tops Facebook in mobile ads: survey
Twitter tops Facebook in mobile ads: survey

NEW YORK, US: Twitter is outpacing Facebook in US mobile advertising revenue this year, according to a survey released on Thursday showing a market dominated by Google.

10 Sep 2012

UNITED STATES

Record number of Brazilians turn to the web for planning and booking travel
Record number of Brazilians turn to the web for planning and booking travel

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study on the growth of the online travel market in Brazil from its comScore Media Metrix service. The report found that 16.5 million Brazilians visited Travel sites in July 2012, gaining 18% in the past year as a record number of Brazilians turned to the web to plan and book travel.

30 Aug 2012

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Millennials value branch locations over online services and ATMs
Millennials value branch locations over online services and ATMs

CHICAGO, US: Nearly one in three adults in the US today are defined as Millennials, (consumers aged 18-35) and this group could be a lucrative target for financial services companies.

11 Jun 2012

UNITED STATES

Improving product returns biggest opportunity to increase online shopping satisfaction
Improving product returns biggest opportunity to increase online shopping satisfaction

RESTON, US: While 86% of consumers are satisfied with the overall experience of shopping online, retailers still have significant opportunity to improve customer satisfaction and their competitive position by making the process of returning or exchanging items easier, a new study shows.

7 Jun 2012

UNITED STATES

USA: "Extreme" shoppers turn to mobile media
USA: "Extreme" shoppers turn to mobile media

NEW YORK, US: A newly savvy and self-reliant breed of shoppers has developed a powerful symbiosis with mobile media devices - forcing marketers and retailers to adapt, and presenting fresh opportunities for brands to engage and win over consumers.

8 May 2012

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Branded pharmaceutical websites generate highest lifts in Rx conversion and adherence
Branded pharmaceutical websites generate highest lifts in Rx conversion and adherence

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released results from its sixth annual Online Marketing Effectiveness Benchmarks for the Pharmaceutical Industry, conducted in partnership with marketing innovation consultancy Evolution Road LLC.

10 Apr 2012

UNITED STATES

MasterCard launches partnership program
MasterCard launches partnership program

PURCHASE, US: MasterCard has announced a global initiative called the MasterCard Mobile Money Partnership Program to help more than 2.5 billion financially-underserved consumers worldwide gain access to formal financial services through their mobile phones.

28 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

comScore releases 2012 US Digital Future in Focus report
comScore releases 2012 US Digital Future in Focus report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released the 2012 US Digital Future in Focus report. This annual report examines how the prevailing trends in social media, search, online video, digital advertising, mobile and e-commerce are defining the current marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead.

10 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

US retail e-commerce US$50bn in Q4 2011, up 14% Y/Y
US retail e-commerce US$50bn in Q4 2011, up 14% Y/Y

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released its Q4 2011 US retail e-commerce sales estimates, which showed that online retail spending reached US$49.7bn for the quarter, up 14% versus year ago.

7 Feb 2012

UNITED STATES

Adobe study: Tablet users biggest online spenders in 2011
Adobe study: Tablet users biggest online spenders in 2011

SAN JOSE, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced findings from its inaugural "Adobe Digital Marketing Insights" report, designed to provide marketing, e-commerce, and retail executives with critical intelligence about digital marketing.

31 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

US season-to-date exceeds US$30bn
US season-to-date exceeds US$30bn

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 46 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, US$30.9bn has been spent online, marking a 15% increase versus the corresponding days last year.

22 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Just another manic Monday
Just another manic Monday

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 42 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date through 12 December US$26.8bn has been spent online, marking a 15% increase versus the corresponding days last year.

15 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

US online holiday spending approaches US$25bn
US online holiday spending approaches US$25bn

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 39 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season.

12 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Some stocking stuffers from Mintel
Some stocking stuffers from Mintel

CHICAGO, US: With the holiday season in full swing, Mintel looked into their market intelligence to find out just what US consumers do to make their holidays special. Some just might surprise you...

8 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

US online holiday spending approaches US$20 billion
US online holiday spending approaches US$20 billion

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported US holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 34 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season.

8 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Mobile shopping goes mainstream in the US
Mobile shopping goes mainstream in the US

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released a study on US mobile retail usage based on data from the new comScore Mobile Retail Advisor report. The results showed that 38% of smartphone owners have used their phone to make a purchase at least once in the course of their device ownership.

6 Dec 2011

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US online spending sets new weekly record in 'Cyber Week'
US online spending sets new weekly record in 'Cyber Week'

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 32 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, US$18.7 billion has been spent online, marking a 15% increase versus the corresponding days last year.

5 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Black Friday online holiday spending up 26% on 2010
Black Friday online holiday spending up 26% on 2010

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported US retail e-commerce spending for the first 25 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season. For the holiday season-to-date, US$12.7 billion has been spent online, marking a 15% increase versus the corresponding days last year. Black Friday (November 25) saw US$816 million in online sales.

28 Nov 2011

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15% growth for 2011 US holiday e-commerce spending forecast
15% growth for 2011 US holiday e-commerce spending forecast

RESTON, US: comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, has reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 20 days of the November - December 2011 holiday season, as well as its official spending forecast for the season.

24 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal debuts Nielsen's e-book best-seller lists
Wall Street Journal debuts Nielsen's e-book best-seller lists

NEW YORK, US: Showcasing the growing importance of digital books to consumers and the publishing industry alike, The Wall Street Journal has expanded its relationship with Nielsen BookScan to add e-book sales reporting to its customised best-seller charts. The new charts appear weekly as part of WSJ Weekend, the Journal's weekend edition, in print and on WSJ.com.

10 Nov 2011

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comScore introduces Segment Metrix 2.0 for advanced audience segmentation capabilities
comScore introduces Segment Metrix 2.0 for advanced audience segmentation capabilities

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has announced the availability of Segment Metrix 2.0, the next generation of comScore's audience segmentation tool providing actionable insights into the online behaviours of Internet users in specific market segments.

9 Nov 2011

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September 2011 US mobile subscriber market share
September 2011 US mobile subscriber market share

RESTON, US: comScore Inc has released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the US mobile phone industry during the three-month average period ending September 2011.

7 Nov 2011

UNITED STATES

Mobile banking app usage in the US up 45% from Q4 2010
Mobile banking app usage in the US up 45% from Q4 2010

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released an analysis of mobile financial services usage in the US showing that 32.5 million Americans accessed mobile banking information on their devices at the end of Q2 2011 in June, representing 13.9% of all mobile users.

31 Oct 2011

UNITED STATES

GfK survey reveals evolving trends in American holiday shopping and spending
GfK survey reveals evolving trends in American holiday shopping and spending

NUREMBURG, GERMANY / NEW YORK, US: Retailers embarking on a seasonal hiring binge this year may want to rethink their plans, according to a new survey by GfK Custom Research North America. As unemployment remains above 9% and median household incomes decline, economic anxiety continues to preoccupy the thoughts of US consumers.

25 Oct 2011

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Nielsen acquires Marketing Analytics
Nielsen acquires Marketing Analytics

SCHAUMBURG, US: Nielsen Holdings, a leading global provider of information and analytics around what consumers watch and buy, has announced that it has acquired Marketing Analytics, one of the pioneers of marketing mix modelling and a recognised leader in analytics and advanced planning software.

18 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

14 million Americans scanned QR or bar codes in June 2011
14 million Americans scanned QR or bar codes in June 2011

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released results of a study on mobile QR and bar code scanning based on data from its comScore MobiLens service.

15 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Millward Brown & Dynamic Logic launch Fanindex
Millward Brown & Dynamic Logic launch Fanindex

LISLE, US: Global market research agency Millward Brown launches FanIndex, a solution for measuring the impact of brand pages on social platforms. FanIndex provides quantitative measurement of Facebook fan page performance along with rich diagnostics to help marketers optimise page content.

11 Aug 2011

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US$37.5 billion* in Q2 2011 US retail e-commerce spending, up 14% vs 2010
US$37.5 billion* in Q2 2011 US retail e-commerce spending, up 14% vs 2010

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released its Q2 2011 US retail e-commerce sales estimates, which showed that online retail spending reached $37.5 billion for the quarter, up 14% versus year ago.

10 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Back-to-school shoppers try to outsmart inflation
Back-to-school shoppers try to outsmart inflation

NEW YORK, US: Despite a volatile economy and rising costs for everyday necessities, consumers plan to keep their back-to-school spending intact by turning to savvy shopping tactics, smartphones and social networks, according to a new Deloitte survey.

28 Jul 2011

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