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Blog Dec. 9, 2015 | Share

Nine Consecutive Billion-Dollar Days of Online Desktop Spending Mark the Longest Streak Ever

Nine Consecutive Billion-Dollar Days of Online Desktop Spending Mark the Longest Streak Ever

The dust is finally beginning to settle after a busy last couple of weeks for retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now in the rearview mirror, allowing us to temporarily enter cruise control in the week ahead of Green Monday and reflect on how the busiest shopping period of the year has performed up to this point. Through the first 36 days of... Read more

Blog Nov. 20, 2015 | Share

Q3 2015 E-Commerce Jumps 15% Y/Y to $69.7 Billion in Sales

Q3 2015 E-Commerce Jumps 15% Y/Y to $69.7 Billion in Sales

With Thanksgiving in less than a week, Americans are not only gearing up for their annual feast with family and friends, but they’re also preparing for the official kick-off to the holiday shopping season in the days immediately following. While comScore plans to release its official holiday season online spending forecast on our State of Online Retail... Read more

Blog Nov. 11, 2015 | Share

Multi-Platform Media Planning in Practice

Multi-Platform Media Planning in Practice

In our previous blog post, Bringing Mobile into the Digital Media Planning Process, we examined how the shift in consumers’ digital consumption has created challenges in planning efficiently. Specifically, we delved into how planning in device silos rather than with de-duplicated audiences can lead to missed campaign objectives and wasted spend. Read more

Blog Oct. 12, 2015 | Share

Join Us: Reach the Right Audiences, Faster with comScore vCE in Google DoubleClick

Join Us: Reach the Right Audiences, Faster with comScore vCE in Google DoubleClick

The buying and selling of advertising is growing increasingly complex, with advertisers and agencies trying to reconcile multiple systems and a variety of data sources in order to successfully create campaigns that meet their brand goals. Our mission here at comScore is to continue simplifying that buying and selling process, giving our clients the... Read more

Blog Oct. 9, 2015 | Share

It's Make it or Break it Time for the Fall TV Season

It's Make it or Break it Time for the Fall TV Season

September is here and with it comes fall foliage, back to school sales and the much anticipated start to the new TV season. Between now and December, networks will premiere almost 40 new programs in an effort to catch our attention and create this season's breakout show. Read more

Blog Oct. 2, 2015 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How Social Media Drives Growth for Brands

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How Social Media Drives Growth for Brands

The 2015 Warc Prize for Social Strategy is a competition that asks marketers to demonstrate how effectively they had used social media in their marketing efforts. Each case was judged using criteria based on insight and strategic thinking, implementation, social effects, business effects, and learnings. Read more

Blog Oct. 1, 2015 | Share

The Future of Ad Performance and Effectiveness

The Future of Ad Performance and Effectiveness

At the inaugural comScore Industry Summit, I hosted and moderated a panel made up of some of the brightest data-based marketing visionaries out there. Our panel was titled, The Future of Ad Performance and Effectiveness – quite the topic, and one that could go in many directions. Read more

Blog Oct. 1, 2015 | Share

The Future of TV: Audience Lift and Audience Shift

The Future of TV: Audience Lift and Audience Shift

The fact that viewing habits are driving TV to a multi-platform future is not anything new. However, when industry-leaders who remain innovative amid all of this change get together to talk about this future, I make a point to listen to their predictions. Read more

Blog Sep. 29, 2015 | Share

comScore and Rentrak to Merge, Creating Leading Cross-Platform Measurement Company

We are very excited to announce today the merger of two media industry measurement leaders, comScore and Rentrak. The rationale for this merger is quite simple: together we have an improved ability to deliver what our clients and the media industry have long been asking for – a comprehensive cross-platform measurement currency that accounts for all... Read more

Blog Sep. 29, 2015 | Share

The Rise of the Super Viewer and Why Advertisers Should Care

The Rise of the Super Viewer and Why Advertisers Should Care

Consumers today benefit from new technologies that have dramatically changed how we watch TV ... or at this point, video in general. Yet, through the rapid adoption of new viewing options like binge-watching and time shifted viewing, a new type of consumer has risen: the Super Viewer. Instead of one platform competing with another for attention and... Read more