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2018 holiday shopping season

Report: Retailers’ Ad Budgets Favor Black Friday Over Cyber Monday

New Nanigans research takes a close look at how retailers plan to spend digital ad budgets during the 2018 holiday shopping season. The results of our new survey, based on responses from 100 senior digital advertising executives, indicate that retailers will invest more of their ad spend on Black Friday than any other day this holiday season. Related post: Triopoly Playbooks: How Google, Facebook and Amazon Tackle Performance Advertising In terms of budget allocation, our survey respondents revealed that a […]

Retargeting emotions

The 4 Stages of Retargeting Emotion for Consumers

With US digital advertising set to reach $107 billion in 2018, consumers are accustomed to seeing a steady flow of online ads. But that frequency has become an issue for consumers who feel inundated with retargeting ads from brands they have no interest in — or from which they’ve recently bought products. In fact, in a recent Nanigans survey 77% of consumers said they feel like they see too many retargeting ads from the same retailer. Related post: U.S. Retailers […]

Triopoly advertising playbooks

Triopoly Playbooks: How Google, Facebook and Amazon Tackle Performance Advertising

Together, Google, Facebook and Amazon are projected to own 62% of the $107 billion in ad revenue generated in the U.S. this year, according to research firm eMarketer. While Amazon will covet only 4.1% of that pie, its advertising platform has been making aggressive gains; this year is the first time Amazon will fall into third place behind the duopoly in terms of ad revenue. How do Facebook, Google and Amazon — led by Coaches Zuckerberg, Pichai and Bezos — […]

CMO job interview

Here’s What Retail CMOs Are Looking for in a New Job

At 44 months, the average CMO tenure is one of the shortest in the C-suite, according to a report this year from consulting firm Spencer Stuart. On the retail side, data from our recent survey of 100 marketing decision-makers showed that ecommerce companies averaged two CMOs over five years. The survey also revealed that 42% of marketing executives plan to interview for jobs at other companies within six months. When scoping out a new marketing leadership role, our survey respondents rated […]

What CMOs are discussing

Survey: CMOs Prioritize Data Privacy and AI, Support Ad Tech Consolidation

Our recent research on the state of retail marketing revealed that CMOs and marketing VPs are juggling a mix of organizational challenges, increased pressure to prove ROI, and shifting market forces. When setting their agendas, retail CMOs are discussing the following topics, according to our survey of 100 retail advertising decision-makers and an accompanying report titled The Retail CMO Pulse Check. Data privacy (58%) and artificial intelligence/machine learning (53%) are the top priorities for retail marketers — regardless of a company’s […]