Rapidly growing social media platform Snapchat, which allows users to send temporary videos and pictures to each other, has confirmed it is planning to roll out its own ecommerce platform. But it must not stray too far from its entertaining tone if it wants to keep its young user base engaged.
Facebook is encouraging consumers to shop for more items via Facebook without having to leave its app as it introduces a range of new ad features.
YouTube is looking to make it easier for consumers to buy products from the videos they are watching as it looks to boost its ecommerce credentials and better compete with Amazon and eBay for marketers’ ad budgets.
At the end of every week, I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From mitigating the impact of Covid on your career to Virgin’s updated loyalty offer, it’s been a busy week. Here’s my take.
The car brand is investing hundreds of millions annually over the next five years as it looks to create a seamless digital experience for customers.
Consumer insights fueled a nudge campaign that helped drive sales of Irish haddock, hake and whiting.
Rather than slashing R&D budgets in response to the pandemic, the vice-president of L’Oréal’s tech incubator believes there is still “so much room” for innovation.