Category: PwC

Google, Amazon and the relationship between paid search and ecommerce

Google, Amazon and the relationship between paid search and ecommerce

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Last year, digital ad spend totaled $209 billion worldwide, finally surpassing TV. That’s great news for the industry, particularly Google and Facebook, who took home about 60% of that revenue. The duopoly’s dominance is projected to wane, mostly at the hands of—who else?—Amazon. The quintessential retail disruptor, Amazon now poses an increasing threat to Google, […]

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Increased transparency and increased trust

Increased transparency and increased trust

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In just six months, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially goes into effect. Marketers will no longer be allowed to collect, store or use the personal data of any European Union (EU) citizen without their explicit consent. Compliance is non-negotiable, given the huge financial ramifications. On the surface, the regulation may sound draconian. But […]

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From 1980 through next May: The evolution of GDPR

From 1980 through next May: The evolution of GDPR

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Two years after it was announced by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes legally binding on May 25, 2018. This new regulation legally prohibits marketers from storing or using EU residents’ personal data without their consent. Consent must be explicit. Opt-out […]

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How democratizing data leads to better decisions

How democratizing data leads to better decisions

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As data processing becomes more sophisticated and informs more business decisions, companies are increasingly investing in the analytics and reporting technology that allows marketers to better understand their ROI. To truly unlock the value of those tools, marketers must know how to make sense of the data. While the volume of digital data created grows […]

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