25% of senior marketing leaders still don’t know how to apply location-based data AUSTRALIA
Mobile phones have rapidly become part of the fabric of everyday life. In fact, it’s estimated that around half of the global population has a smartphone. Phones are a ubiquitous touchpoint which we interact with hundreds of times a day and with each interaction we add more complexity to our digital footprint of purchase and personal history.
Marketers across Asia Pacific are turning to location data to gain a competitive advantage over their rivals, according to new data from Blis, the global leader in real-world intelligence. The study conducted with 150 CMOs, heads of marketing and agency directors from travel, retail and consumer goods brands uncovers why marketers are turning to real-world intelligence, how they are using it and what can be done to optimise their efforts.
Although 67% of Singaporean shoppers opt to go on shopping websites before visiting physical stores, more than half (56%) of shoppers still prefer to buy in-store so they can see the quality before they buy a product, a study by UK mobile tech firm Blis found. Meanwhile, 45% said that they want to test the product first so physical stores are more preferable.
Despite retailers’ increasing investment in e-commerce, most consumers still favour an in-store experience over online, according to a new report by marketing specialist, Blis.
Ahead of major shopping events like the Great Singapore Sale and Singles’ Day, Blis, the global leader in real-world intelligence, today announces new findings from a global study of 6,000 consumers—including over 450 in Singapore—conducted in April and May 2019. The goal is to deliver fresh insight into consumers’ shopping behaviours, to help retailers strategise and boost engagement throughout the rest of this year.