Are Holiday Campaigns Launching Too Late in the Season?

Black Friday has historically been seen as the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but new research from the data solutions company Lotame and the digital intelligence firm Jumpshot indicates that consumer interest actually peaks almost one month earlier. Retailers that wait until late fall to launch their holiday campaigns could be missing out on sales.

Study: Accuracy is the Most Important Factor for Marketers Buying or Using Audience Data

In a poll of 300 advertisers that buy or use audience data, data management platform Lotame found that 84% say the accuracy of the data is the most important factor in determining whether they’ll buy it and if they’ll buy more of it.

Openings and New Hires at Arrivalist, Lotame, Get Five Stars

Every two weeks, Street Fight rounds up some of the latest hires and new openings in the hyperlocal marketing, tech, and media industries.┬áThis week’s roundup includes hires and openings at Yelp, Hootsuite, and dataxu.

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Is On Pace to Forge a Triopoly; Cracks in Mobile Data Ecosystem

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Is On Pace to Forge a Triopoly, and Advertisers Should Be Scared… Mobile Marketers Struggle With Data Quality Management… Openings and New Hires at Arrivalist, Lotame, Get Five Stars…

Advertisers Clamor for Enhanced Audience Segmentation to Improve Targeting

Sixty-two percent of advertisers, publishers, and tech developers in a recently released survey said they want better audience segmentation to support ad targeting, and 54% want the ability to map customer behavior across different channels.