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Category: Lockdown

The pandemic has resulted in a hesitancy to venture out and buy in-store this Christmas, with one third of festive shopping set to take place online. In fact, it’s expected consumers will spend 25% more on ecommerce this year than in 2019.  As a result, digital competition is tougher than ever. To outpace rivals and drive revenue, retailers must do…

The all-digital experience has become a high priority for brands, especially those which previously relied on in-person marketing tactics, such as live events or driving in-store footfall. From April 2019 to April 2020, live streaming rose by a formidable 99%, while estimates say live-streamed content makes up 82% of all internet traffic. So, with a large consumer appetite for this…

With 50% of consumers planning to do all or most of their Christmas shopping online this year, digitally-driven purchases will remain at an all-time high as 2020 draws to a close. This presents retailers with a fantastic opportunity to engage customer bases, but it will also lead to fierce competition. To stay ahead in the digital landscape, brands must achieve…

Since the onset of the pandemic, a phenomenal 82% of consumers have increased their social media consumption. As a result, product-specific ads have taken a larger portion of allocated budgets, comprising 41% of retail advertisers’ Q2 2020 spend across both social and search channels. To reach consumers on social platforms, brands are increasingly turning to influencer collaborations. Research shows 49%…

Across the globe, the rise in home-bound consumers caused ecommerce sales to spike by a staggering 66% during the height of lockdown. The value of digital shop fronts has never been more apparent than in 2020, and with Amazon Prime Day kicking off the busiest shopping season of the year, brands need smart, impactful digital strategies to stay ahead of…