Results for June 2005
  • Consumer PC Notebooks Habla Español
    According to IDC's final PC market data, the Spanish PC market saw strong double-digit growth of 24.7% in the first quarter of 2005, building upon an already robust final quarter last year. In particular, the desktop market showed exceptional strength, growing at almost the same level as notebooks as it caught up from a relatively weak performance in 2004
  • CIO's Not Keen on the Future
    The latest CIO Confidence Poll from Forrester Research recorded the lowest levels in CIO sentiment regarding their future climate since the poll began in Q1 2004.
  • Online Retailers Expect 35% Growth in E-Commerce Revenues
    An Internet Retailer web-based survey, completed in May, on the future of web retailing reveals that 35.5% of merchants and others who responded believe that their e-commerce revenues this year will grow by at least 35%. Only 9.5% of retailers surveyed expect annual revenues this year to grow by less than 10%, clearly a sign of the bullish prospects that retailers hold about the market.
  • Digital Magazine Titles Grow By Over One Third
    Zinio Systems, Inc. released its second biannual industry analysis, revealing growth among audited digital magazine titles, circulation and deliveries, and increased  use of rich media in digital publishing.
  • Top Online Music Sites And Album Advertisers
    A deeper look at music sites, advertisers, demographics, ad types and technical specifications.
  • Women Rule
    According to The State of Retailing Online, an annual study conducted by Forrester Research, 2004 online sales rose 23.8 percent to $141.4 billion. Excluding travel, online retail sales represents 4.6 percent of total retail sales. The report predicts that online sales (including travel) will rise 22.0 percent to $172.4 billion this year. Sales excluding travel are expected to reach $109.6 billion.
  • Ages 25-54 Dominate Radio Listeners in April
    Arbitron and comScore Media Metrix, , recently released the online radio ratings for April 2005. Listening to the online radio networks from Monday-Sunday 6AM - Midnight for Persons 25-54, was 3,687,000 persons or 67 percent of all persons during the March Survey Period
  • Celebrity Ads Get Attention But Don't Always Deliver
    Around the world, television advertisers use celebrities or stars in a bid to win consumers' attention, interest, and favorable attitudes toward their brands. Advertisers have employed famous athletes, actors, musicians, and even political figures. According to a recent Ipsos article, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.
  • Consumer Confidence Continues Climbing
    According to the BIGResearch Consumer Intentions Survey this month, confidence is on a roll...after rebounding slightly last month, those declaring that they are confident/very confident in chances for a strong economy up another 4 points in June. Confidence now stands at 46.3%, an improvement over June '04 and '03.
  • Online Food And Cooking Sites
    A deeper look at popular food, cooking and beverage segments of the industry, with popular sites in May, demographics, advertisers, ad types and specifications.
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