73 posts in 'Insights'
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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.
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Publisher Spotlight: FlexOffers

A recongnized global leader in performance marketing, FlexOffers partners with thousands of the world’s top brands to deliver unlimited strategic growth. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how the FlexOffers team can accelerate performance for your brand.

Savvy Jetsetters: Maximizing Affiliate Conversions with our Latest Travel Report

Travel is back and booming in 2023, with personal travel set to triple and business travel to double. Get access to our latest travel report, Savvy Jetsetters: Maximizing Affiliate Conversions to discover how to reach consumers at the point of inspiration and use the affiliate channel to outperform your goals.
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Publisher Spotlight: SaleCycle

Since 2010, SaleCycle has led in affiliate collaboration, driving engagement across sectors like fashion, luxury, and telecom. Trusted globally, they innovate for brands like Vodafone and ASICS, envisioning AI, chatbots, and most recently, display retargeting with Rakuten Advertising. Reshaping affiliate marketing, SaleCycle ensures brand success. Read the entire spotlight now to hear more!
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Back-to-School 2023: Trends and Predictions

Get ready for the 2023 back-to-school season! Discover insights on shopping trends, consumer behavior, and strategies for success. Maximize your opportunities and deliver value with our network data and research.

Affiliate Trend Watch Panel 2023

Get exclusive insights into the latest Affiliate Trends from our panel session at DealMaker USA. Discover industry-first data, cutting-edge insights, and strategies to stay ahead of the game in affiliate marketing.
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Publisher Spotlight: Entering the Metaverse with trooVRS

Find out how trooVRS became Rakuten Advertising’s first metaverse-focused partner and where Founder Adrian Whant sees affiliate and the metaverse intersect.
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Unlocking the Power of Loyalty Sites in Canada: Insights on Financial Habits in 2023

Discover insights from our 2023 Canada Finance guide, revealing how loyalty sites impact financial habits, credit card usage, and more.
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RAIC Insights: Correctly map the customer journey and identify publisher touchpoints for added value

The latest addition to Rakuten Advertising’s RAIC Insights series sees Simon Bird share his tips on how to correctly map the customer journey.
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Publisher Spotlight: Introduces Affiliate Fundraising Initiative: SavingsCARES

We had the opportunity to sit down with Bianca Mitchell, Partnerships Director at to hear about the exciting innovations that has been accomplishing within the coupon space and their latest fundraising initiative, SavingsCARES.

The 2023 Canada Financial Affiliate & Consumer Trends Report

To give financial advertisers in affiliate marketing a competitive edge, we surveyed 500 Canadian consumers in 2023 to discover what matters most to them when researching new financial services. Below you’ll find key insights that we discovered.

The Rise of “Bleisure Travel” and What It Means for US Issuers

It’s no secret that travel was adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic- at one point in 2020, the TSA processed just 90,510 passengers in a day, a far cry from the 2.4 million processed in 2019. And while in the three years since the pandemic began, pure leisure travel has rebounded to pre-pandemic levels, business travel has not.