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How Online Retailers Can Avoid Mobile Shopping Cart Abandonment

You select an eye-catching image. You pair it with some great copy. You match your ad to a worthy mobile audience. You deploy the campaign. You get a lot of clicks, but your conversion rate is low. Puzzled? You’re not alone. According to MarketLive’s latest Performance Index, mobile phone ecommerce traffic surged 269% in Q1 2015, but 90% of smartphone carts were abandoned. How can online marketers avoid the curse of cart abandonment? We’ve gathered a few stats from UPS’s […]

How Online Retailers Are Getting Creative With Facebook Carousel Link Ads

It’s an exciting time to be in digital. Never before has there been such a wide array of social media ad units at a performance marketer’s disposal, and it seems as though every month we see a fresh addition to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. Lately, social media networks have been stepping up their direct response game, and online advertisers are taking notice. Between  Q1 and Q2 of this year, we’ve observed a 60% increase in Carousel Link Ad spend […]

Back To School And Back To College Shopping Outlook for 2015

It may be summer vacation for most students, but for retailers, it’s time to get ready for the back-to-school shopping season. This year, total spending in preparation for the K-12 and college school year is expected to reach $68 billion. Where will that money be spent, and what will it be spent on? A recent survey from the National Retail Federation provides a detailed forecast for retailers. Read on for more about what to expect for this year’s back-to-school and […]

Facebook Advertising CTRs and Video Spend Hit New Highs, While CPCs Drop Globally in Q2 2015 [Report]

About This Report This report is representative of Facebook® ad impressions delivered by customers leveraging Nanigans advertising automation software. It includes ad spend on both Facebook desktop and Facebook mobile, and excludes Facebook Exchange. For reporting purposes Nanigans categorizes Facebook ad types to align with broad direct response marketing objectives as follows: Unpublished Page Post (All) includes Link, Photo, Video, and Multi-Product Unpublished Page Post Ads. Mobile App Install (All) includes standard (image) and Video Mobile App Install Ads. Domain […]

3 Ecommerce Takeaways From eMarketer’s Apparel Retailers Trends Report

The latest fashion trends aren’t the only trends on apparel retailers’ minds. Purchasing habits are changing as consumers increasingly use digital platforms to discover, research and order products. Data from market research firm The NPD Group indicates that online sales have grown to account for 19% of industry dollars, while in-store sales have declined by 2%. Does this mean that ecommerce will eventually lead to the demise of in-store shopping? Not exactly. As eMarketer explains in its latest report, Apparel […]