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Lifetouch integration with Shutterfly heralds change in school photo business model Market research Opinion 

Lifetouch integration with Shutterfly heralds change in school photo business model

Our friends at CaptureLife recently posted a blog about how Shutterfly has begun integrating Lifetouch school photos into its mobile app. This long-anticipated step is the beginning of a shift in the marketing and fulfillment of school and event photos. Through the long history of school photography, a school-portrait company’s main customer was the school district or school board themselves.... Read More
Global 5G to take off by 2021, according to Ericsson Market research News 

Global 5G to take off by 2021, according to Ericsson

With every improvement in network speed, new wireless markets emerge. 5G technology is not only poised to expand the smartphone market but will also make possible wireless broadband to homes, to businesses and even vehicles. In Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report cited Statista, there will be 3.4 billion 4G (LTE) smartphone subscriptions worldwide by the end of this year. Ericsson puts global... Read More
Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season Market research News Opinion Sponsored post 

Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season

Photo Finale customers are looking at impressive sales increases so far this holiday season. The number-one question this time of year is “how is everyone doing?” You know I love data, so I thought I would share some overall data from Photo Finale customers. Photo Lab Sales Nov. 5 – 27 Average customer desktop sales are up 6% Average customer... Read More
Early holiday sales showing growth of mobile commerce Market research News 

Early holiday sales showing growth of mobile commerce

Black Friday may kick off the U.S. holiday buying season, but shoppers have already spent $2.4 billion online according to Adobe Analytics data cited by Business Insider by Statista. By 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day, the amount spent online went up by a further $1.75 billion. Even though U.S. shoppers are spending huge sums of money online, physical retail is still alive... Read More
Thanksgiving weekend multichannel shopping up almost 40 percent over last year Market research News Press releases 

Thanksgiving weekend multichannel shopping up almost 40 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, November 27, 2018 – From Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, more than 165 million Americans shopped either in stores or online, surpassing the 164 million who had said they would shop in a consumer sentiment survey conducted ahead of the holiday, the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics said today. The average shopper spent $313.29 on gifts and... Read More
Survey shows smartphone users not excited about advanced imaging features Market research Opinion 

Survey shows smartphone users not excited about advanced imaging features

Advertisements for new smartphones, whether it’s the latest iPhone or the next Samsung Galaxy, inevitably feature the latest camera functions. Whether it’s Animojis, multiple cameras featuring time-lapse, time travel and depth-imaging features, or cameras that can see in the dark, today’s smartphones are marvels of imaging engineering. A recent survey by Morning Consult suggests, however, most users would be happier with... Read More
NRF survey says more than 164 million consumers plan to shop over five-day Thanksgiving Weekend   Market research Press releases 

NRF survey says more than 164 million consumers plan to shop over five-day Thanksgiving Weekend  

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2018 – Retailers are preparing for one of their biggest weekends of the year as an estimated 164 million people are already planning to go shopping Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “Whether it’s heading to the stores after finishing their... Read More
Participate in the APTech/PRIMIR color study Market research News 

Participate in the APTech/PRIMIR color study

If color is important to you, please take 10 minutes to complete a brief survey. The independent market research firm Nima Hunter Inc. is conducting an important study for The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and its PRIMIR market research unit about the future of specifying, matching, and managing color. The goal of this survey is to provide you with... Read More
Adobe forecasts $124 billion in U.S. online sales this holiday season Market research News Press releases 

Adobe forecasts $124 billion in U.S. online sales this holiday season

Retailers with Online and Physical Storefronts to See 28 Percent Higher Conversion Online; One Percent of Product SKUs to Drive 70 Percent of Online Sales; Voice-Assisted Shopping on the Rise SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (Nov. 1 through Dec. 31) powered by Adobe Sensei. Based on Adobe Analytics data,... Read More
Tablet market sees modest decline of 8.6% as slate and detachable categories continue to struggle, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Tablet market sees modest decline of 8.6% as slate and detachable categories continue to struggle, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The worldwide tablet market declined 8.6% during the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18) as global shipments fell to 36.4 million, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Slate tablets accounted for the majority of the market with 31.6 million units, down 7.9% from the previous year. Detachable tablets also declined, down... Read More
NRF: Consumers will spend 4.1 percent more than last year during winter holidays Market research News 

NRF: Consumers will spend 4.1 percent more than last year during winter holidays

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2018 – Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “The holidays are just around the corner and consumers are... Read More
Holiday tech spending to reach a record $96.1 billion in revenue, says CTA Market research Press releases 

Holiday tech spending to reach a record $96.1 billion in revenue, says CTA

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technology spending during the 2018 holiday season (October – December) is projected to reach a record-setting $96.1 billion in revenue in the U.S. – a year-over-year increase of 3.4 percent – according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). CTA’s 25th Annual Consumer Technology Holiday Purchase Patterns Study says 164 million U.S. adults (66 percent) plan to purchase a... Read More
Statista: Who’s surviving the retail apocalypse? Market research News 

Statista: Who’s surviving the retail apocalypse?

With the bankruptcy of Sears making the news this week, along with retail news from the NRF indicating a strong retail environment, there’s a mixed message in the media. Or is there? According to the above chart from Statista, based on Nielsen data, some retail categories have been hit much harder by the rise of online shopping than others. While... Read More
NRF study says consumers shop at discount retailers regardless of age or income Market research Press releases 

NRF study says consumers shop at discount retailers regardless of age or income

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2018 – Almost all U.S. consumers are value-conscious shoppers who regularly visit discount retailers to find a bargain, according to the latest issue of the quarterly Consumer View report released today by the National Retail Federation. “Looking for the best price is a habit that cuts across almost every demographic,” NRF Vice President for Research Development and... Read More
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