Author: Rakuten Advertising
December 1, 2023Insights
2023 US Cyber Week Trends: Unwrapped
As we unwrap the insights for Cyber Week 2023, we got the gift of good news: Rakuten Advertising’s US clients and partners outperformed and outdelivered this holiday shopping season. We saw significant growth year-over-year for clients in key retail verticals including apparel, accessories, footwear, and home improvement as shoppers eagerly sought out the best deals of the season. Read the entire blog for our official recap of Cyber Week 2023!
November 20, 2023Insights
The Affiliate Marketing Shopper Part 1: Couponers
We recently released a comprehensive 18-month study, surveying 15,000+ online shoppers on their habits when buying online, with a focus on online coupons and rewards, cashback sites, budget planning, and online shopping behaviors. In the first part of our three-part series, we unveil the prominence of coupons in the ever-evolving landscape of shopper preferences.
November 6, 2023Insights
Successful Influencer & Affiliate Marketing
We’re here to be your guide to all things influencer and affiliate marketing. We dive into how adding influencer marketing into your existing affiliate strategy can boost performance, awareness, and ultimately, sales to help you outperform. Read the entire blog now!
October 31, 2023Insights
Publisher Spotlight: Klarna
You might know Klarna as a buy now, pay later company, but they’re so much more than that. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how the Klarna team are reinventing how people shop.
October 30, 2023Insights
The Power of Cross-Border Shopping from Canada
Discover the benefits of cross-border shopping with Canadian online retailers for American consumers, ranging from favorable exchange rates to one-of-a-kind products. Join us as we dive into expert affiliate strategies to overcome common challenges and smoothly navigate the cross-border shopping terrain in our latest blog.
October 24, 2023Marketing Strategies
RAIC Insights: Dispelling Affiliate Marketing Myths – Part 2
The Rakuten Advertising International Collective (RAIC) aims to showcase the strategies and steps that will elevate your affiliate thinking, giving you the tools to outthink the market and deliver campaigns that outperform for your business. In our latest post, Dave Trolle, founder of digital consultancy and Affiliate Marketing specialists Customer First Digital, introduces some of the most common myths surrounding affiliate marketing and how to bust them.
October 13, 2023Events
DealMaker Canada 2023 Recap
DealMaker Canada was a complete success with a record-breaking number of top advertisers, publishers, and agencies coming together for a day of networking and discussions. Attendees enjoyed a day full of meetings, insightful content, and dealmaking in our last DealMaker event of the year. Read the full blog now to hear more!
October 13, 2023Marketing Strategies
Publisher Spotlight: Shoplooks
An industry-leading influencer marketing network partnering with 250,000 creators with the world's top brands, Shoplooks has experienced phenomenal growth in its six years. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how the Shoplooks team connect brands with influencers to deliver long-lasting partnerships and top-tier campaigns.
October 11, 2023Marketing Strategies
Affiliate Insights for Publishers: Preparing for Q4 in an ever-shifting e-commerce landscape
A lot has happened in the world of e-commerce over recent years. For affiliate publishers, it can be hard to keep track of the shifting consumer behaviors and advertiser needs. As we step into Q4, and the annual retail frenzy peak, our experts share the latest insights and strategies to help publishers exceed their goals this shopping season.
October 9, 2023Insights
The Power of Credit Card Co-Branding in an Experience Economy
Unlock the power of credit card co-branding in our latest blog written by Mark Jackson, Manager, Client Services on our Financial Vertical team. Understand the impact of co-branding on travel, luxury experiences, and envy-inducing adventures. Read more to find out how credit cards are reshaping brand perception and customer loyalty in an ever-evolving landscape.
October 5, 2023Insights
Pre-Holiday 2023 Shopping Trends and Insights
Now that we've entered the 2023 holiday shopping season we are exploring key trends and insights into pre-holiday shopping trends. Despite economic changes, holiday spending remains strong, with an increasing trend towards early shopping.
October 3, 2023Marketing Strategies
RAIC Insights: Dispelling Affiliate Marketing Myths – Part 1
The Rakuten Advertising International Collective (RAIC) aims to showcase the strategies and steps that will elevate your affiliate thinking, giving you the tools to outthink the market and deliver campaigns that outperform for your business. In our latest post, Dave Trolle, founder of digital consultancy and Affiliate Marketing specialists Customer First Digital, introduces some of the most common myths surrounding affiliate marketing and how to bust them. Stay tuned for part two from Dave in the coming weeks!