Attitudes Towards KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders) in China |

In this infographic from Mintel, discover the key characteristics, qualities, and purchase drivers of social media influencers in China. The consumer emotional connection with KOLs is also discussed.

How to Create an Effective Video Ad for Every Stage of the Customer Journey |

Third Party Content

Think with Google studied thousands of skippable ads across 11 verticals around the world to better understand how creative elements influence brand metrics. The findings helped them develop effective guidelines when creating or adapting a Youtube ad. These guidelines are called “Attract, Brand, Connect, Direct.” See how the ABCDs of YouTube advertising can work for you.

Refashion Your Thinking About Apparel Shopping |

Third Party Content

Facebook IQ shares results of its study of over 12,000 people in nine countries to better understand how the fashion consumer journey is evolving, especially due to the impact of mobile and social media. Learn about the importance of brand values, seamless experiences, geographical nuances, and strategies for marketers.

Taking Stock with Teens |

Research Services

Piper Jaffray releases its semi-annual report featuring teen shopping behaviors, spending patterns, and top fashion & beauty and restaurant brands.

US vs. South Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Cultural Influence on Social Media Brand Advertising

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Sarah Fahim, Gender and Cultural Strategist, ARGONAUT, examines social media messaging strategies from the United States and Pakistan to demonstrate the effects culture has on brand advertising, as well as how a global strategy can be successfully scaled to a local level.

In Emerging Economies, Smartphone and Social Media Users Have Broader Social Networks |

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Pew Research Center’s survey of 11 emerging economies reveals that smartphone and social media users are more regularly exposed to people of different backgrounds and more connected with friends who they don’t see in person. Topics include mobile phone activities, subjects searched, text messaging, and more.

The CMO Survey |

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Duke’s semi-annual survey collects the opinions of top marketers to predict the future of markets, track marketing spending, and improve the value of marketing in firms and society.

Marketing to Young Adults in Brazil |

Mintel explores the Gen Z market in Brazil with insights on social media, apparel buying, desire for new experiences, and customizable products.

The Beauty Consumer |

This Mintel infographic series examines current beauty trends, especially among African-American, Hispanic, and Gen Z women, as well as the importance of influencers on reaching beauty consumers.

Perceptions of Ad Personalization: Sentiments Toward Targeted Advertising

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Signs.com surveys people’s awareness of ad personalization, which platforms they see it the most, and when they think those ads cross the privacy line.

Internet Trends 2019

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Mary Meeker’s annual report on key global Internet trends. Topics range from online advertising to using data to improve customer satisfaction and accessibility to the rise of the on-demand and remote workforce. Not to be missed!

4A’s Releases “Measurement Priorities: The Agency Perspective”

The 4A’s has just published Measurement Priorities: The Agency Perspective, the collective points of views across top research leaders throughout the network media agencies. The discussion centers around what a new media measurement solution should include and identifies the agency priorities for a new solution. The industry is at a crossroads when it comes to […]