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Social media overtakes paid search as world’s largest advertising channel

Inside Retail

Social media is now the world’s largest channel for advertising investment, with Western platforms growing the fastest driven by Chinese brands targeting US and European audiences. WARC Media said that social media has overtaken paid search in advertising investment and is forecasted to reach $247.3

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Social media marketing trends for 2022

Inside Retail

New social media platforms and trends emerge as 2021 closes in. If your business is using social media, it’s imperative to keep tabs on the ongoing and forthcoming trends to weave them into your marketing. So, what can we expect to see in 2022 for social platforms? Visualisation power on social media.

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Social Media Tips For Startups

Retail Focus

Are you worried about getting your startup noticed on social media? It can be daunting to get started with your new business venture on social media, but keep in mind that every successful company will have started with 0 followers! Social media has a staggering 4.8 Social media has a staggering 4.8

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New social media apps solve low conversion rates on performance marketing

Inside Retail

It’s no secret performance marketing on social media platforms isn’t what it used to be but it’s where consumers reside. A new guard of social media apps is entering the marketplace giving retailers and brands a new opportunity to connect with potential consumers. Xcel Brands Inc. per cent per annum.”

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

From social commerce to BOPIS, the name of the game is to meet and sell to customers wherever they are, through multiple channels.

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ACCC probes consumer concerns, competition in the social-media market

Inside Retail

Australian businesses and consumers are encouraged to share their views on social media services as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) prepares the sixth interim report in its Digital Platform Services Inquiry. Interested stakeholders are advised to submit their views to the commission by September 9.

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Consumers place more value on product information delivered on retailers’ owned channels, compared to 3rd party marketplaces and social media

Retail Focus

When making online buying decisions, UK shoppers now place more value on product information delivered on retailers’ owned channels, compared to third-party channels, such as marketplaces or social media, the latest research from Intellias , the software engineering and digital consultancy company, reveals.