Tagged: Amazon

Amazon's Forecast Share of US Digital Ad Spending

Amazon Forecast to Account for 1 in 10 US Ad Dollars in 2021

Amazon is estimated to account for 7.6% of the total US digital ad spend this year. In dollar terms, Amazon’s US ad revenues are predicted to be about 70% higher in 2021 than this year, and more than twice last year’s total. Read More: www.marketingcharts.com

Digiday Research: Marketers are increasingly advertising on retail sites

Our latest Digiday+ Research report, done with our sister site, Modern Retail, surveyed brands, retailers and agencies to look at the state of retail media. Digiday and Modern Retail surveyed retailers, brands and agencies to figure out how they were using various channels, how they used retail advertising, and their thoughts on Amazon. Read More: digiday.com

Amazon and Apple are quietly building rival networks that know where everything is

Amazon’s Sidewalk, which operates on the 900MHz band typically used for amateur radio and emergency services, and Apple’s close-range, ultra-wideband positioning with the U1 are designed to get Amazon out of the home and Apple inside it. Not only is it easy to see how Amazon could market a Sidewalk Connect Kit, in which like the Alexa Connect Kit, Amazon itself handles the connectivity, maintenance and security for a fee, Rausch’s use of the word neighbours also brings to mind its currently beleaguered connected Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Read More: www.wired.co.uk

Amazon Changed Search Algorithm in Ways That Boost Its Own Products

Late last year, these people said, Amazon optimized the secret algorithm that ranks listings so that instead of showing customers mainly the most-relevant and best-selling listings when they search-as it had for more than a decade-the site also gives a boost to items that are more profitable for the company. The private-label executives argued Amazon should promote its own items in search results, these people said. Read More: www.wsj.com