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Commerce, Consumers, and COVID-19: Lockdowns start to ease and consumers are responding

By Matt Lindner | May 26, 2020

We are now two months into the COVID-19 pandemic and many parts of the world are starting to ease the lockdown restrictions put into place to flatten the curve. Countries […]

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60% of consumers will watch ads to access more video content in lockdown 

By Rhiannon Farrar | May 26, 2020

Rakuten Advertising data highlights the appetite for video-on-demand services powered by ads, as consumers seek escapism during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The majority of consumers would watch targeted adverts to be able to […]

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In conversation with Rakuten Advertising’s Senior Manager of Search

By Rhiannon Farrar | May 18, 2020

This week we launch our Industry Profile, showcasing the talent across Rakuten Advertising. Today, we speak with our UK Senior Manager of Search, Marisol Rossi González.  Name and Job title Marisol […]

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Consumers, Commerce & COVID-19: Holiday strategies during a pandemic

By Rhiannon Farrar | May 6, 2020

On Sunday, we celebrate Mother’s Day in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany and the United States. With varying lockdown restrictions in place, and many still practising social distancing, Mother’s Day 2020 […]

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No longer just a ‘relationships’ business, affiliate marketing is driven by automation and technology

By Rhiannon Farrar | May 4, 2020

This article was first written by Rakuten Advertising’s APAC Director of Strategy and Marketing Samantha Deavin for AdNews.  The affiliate marketing channel has developed around strong relationships between networks, advertisers and […]

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Rakuten Advertising – Publisher Payment Update

By Rhiannon Farrar | April 28, 2020

Rakuten Advertising is excited to announce that we have transitioned our payment provider and expanded our publisher payment capabilities. This transition enables Rakuten Advertising to facilitate more global partnership opportunities […]

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Consumers, Commerce & COVID-19: Global Vertical Trends Signal Evolving Market Needs

By Rhiannon Farrar | April 22, 2020

Over the course of the past week, there has been a string of good news stories from around the world. Germany and Italy have started the process of slowly lightening […]

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Sustainability Stories – TOMS: Stand for Tomorrow Campaign

By Rhiannon Farrar | April 20, 2020

At every level across the Rakuten organisation we are learning about what it means to be a sustainable business, and to see how we can support our clients and partners […]

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Commerce, Consumers & COVID-19: Engaging with Audiences during a pandemic

By Rhiannon Farrar | April 2, 2020

At Rakuten Advertising, our commitment is to help our readers navigate the evolving e-commerce ecosystem and ever-changing consumer behaviour. We are watching the trends across our global performance marketing channels […]

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COVID19 – Adapting to the new norm in eCommerce

By Rhiannon Farrar | March 26, 2020

As the ongoing situation with COVID19 coronavirus continues to challenge the way people live their lives and conduct business, it’s a priority for us at Rakuten Advertising to provide our […]

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