Consumers are feeling good about the economy and about their personal financial situation. The average shopper will spend about $1,047.83 on holiday gifts this year.
"Whether it’s automated assistants in their homes, smart devices in their hands or virtual experiences in the store, consumers are actively embracing the role of technology in their everyday lives. And they are sending early signals in terms of what this means for their shopping behavior and expectations, reports the National Retail Federation."
"According to NPD’s Checkout E‑commerce data, online technology spending in the U.S. increased 10% in the 12 months ending March 2019 compared to year ago. But while consumers are increasingly shopping online, consumers aged 18–34, 35–54, and 55+ are prioritizing their spend across major technology categories differently."
"The leading grocery retailers have been playing a game of one-upmanship when it comes to raising the bar on online ordering convenience. From offering grocery delivery to-your-door to same-day delivery through a variety of service modes, like drive-up pick-up, grocers are making shopping easier and an increasing number of consumers are responding."
Member of Generation Y (29- to 38-year-olds) are just as much, if not more, excited about online shopping via mobile device than the younger generations, according to recent research from GfK!
Americans have multiple numbers at their fingertips, but some of the numbers that could be most important to their health are not among them. New research released today by Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic insights, shows that a majority of adults don't know vital health information for them or their family members, but nearly all would like to be able to access their health information online.
As more consumers adopt over-the-top (OTT) viewing, the more they'll consume digital video via mobile devices, reports Ooyala.
Shoppers may be writing longer "nice" lists for gifts and gatherings this holiday season, according to Deloitte's 33rd annual "Holiday Survey" of consumer spending intentions and trends.
Yext, Inc., the leader in Digital Knowledge Management, released new survey data on how restaurant-goers use voice search to find and engage with restaurants. The results reveal that voice search has become an important part of how consumers interact with restaurants, and that voice search is an increasingly important part of restaurant marketing.
Companies that utilize online video ads witness 41% more web search traffic than their video-less counterparts.