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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.
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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.
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US Report: Navigating 2023’s Shifting Landscape of Financial Needs

Performance marketing is the key to success in the ever-changing financial landscape. From economic changes to interest rate increases, consumers are looking for new credit cards and bank accounts as they adapt to the changing tides of the financial market.
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Know your Dates: 2023 Retail Marketing Calendar

2022 was undoubtedly another year of plot twists in 2022 – but this doesn’t have to be a negative, if you flip the switch you’ll see the challenges as opportunities. And the Rakuten Advertising team are here to help. We've put in the groundwork to prepare you for the busiest retail peaks of the year.
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Holiday 2022 Shopping Trends: Expectations vs. Reality

In October and December 2022, we surveyed 15,000 US Consumers about their holiday shopping plans. Then, after all the celebrations ended and the holiday decorations came down, we followed up with another short survey to see if their anticipated spending and gifting went according to plan.
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Outthink and Outperform: 2023 Affiliate Trends

It’s hard to believe that another year is ending with many people looking back on the year that was and forward to what’s to come. And at the risk of sounding like a broken record, 2023 promises to be another year that keeps everyone on their toes.
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Cyber Week 2022 Recap

This year’s Cyber Week 2022 was predicted to be a fluctuating shopping season, but many retailers still met, or exceeded, last year’s numbers. Overall, among the top categories on the Rakuten Advertising Network, the sales for home goods, luxury, jewelry, and travel ranked the highest for this season.
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Publisher Spotlight: Partake
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Grow With Optimism Spotlight: Partake

We had the pleasure and privilege of sitting down with the Founder and CEO of Partake, Denise Woodard.
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Singles’ Day 2022 Recap

Now that Singles’ Day 2022 has come and gone, we can reflect on the click trends from across the globe. Our live data feed ran through November 12th and compared live click trends in 2022 with click trends from 2021.
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Domestic Travel is Recovering to Pre-Pandemic Levels

After years of pandemic-driven slowdowns, the travel industry is predicted to make a full recovery as consumers are already planning trips for 2023.
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New Report – Evolving Channels & Customer Acquisition

Economic headwinds have struck global markets - with sky-high inflation and supply chain issues putting a strain on spending habits, shaping how consumers explore, discover and purchase.
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Insights: Holiday Consumer Shopping Data

Ready or not, the holiday shopping season is now upon us, and we have the insights to make sure you’re prepared for what’s to come. Shoppers are gearing up to spend their money on holiday gifting and retailers are ready to give them the best deals.
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