Behind the Numbers

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer's Man-Chung Cheung and Monica Peart discuss commerce in China, where technology companies are remaking the brick-and-mortar experience, even as they continue to innovate in ecommerce.
12/11/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” retail analyst Andrew Lipsman looks ahead to 2019 and beyond. Will the market shifts of today translate into a substantially different business in the future?
12/6/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” retail analyst Andrew Lipsman joins us to discuss the holiday shopping season. What do the early signals suggest about the weeks to come? What’s selling? Who’s buying? And where are they buying?
11/30/2018by eMarketer Editors
Adoption of mobile payments varies widely from market to market around the world. The US, with a robust banking and credit system, has been slow to adopt mobile payments, but behaviors are changing. In this three-pack podcast playlist, we discuss market drivers and where the industry is going next.
11/29/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer senior analyst Bill Fisher discusses the evolving UK retail market and the growing impact of mobile shopping.
11/26/2018by eMarketer Editors
Singles' Day racked up another year of double-digit growth, and consumers around the world spent more than $1 billion in the first 90 seconds of the day. But as the annual shopping event enters its second decade, growth is slowing and expectations are being revised. eMarketer's Man-Chung Cheung was on the ground in Shanghai on Nov. 11. He and analyst Andrew Lipsman join Marcus Johnson to discuss the shopping event and what comes next.
11/15/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” forecasters Showmik Podder and Chris Bendtsen break out data from eMarketer’s new estimates for mobile payments usage. How many people around the world use mobile phones to make payments? Where are mobile payments the most common? Why would anyone want to pay via phone, anyway?
11/14/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, we chat about India's booming ecommerce market. Who are the biggest players, what are shoppers looking for online, and how many digital buyers are out there? This episode is sponsored by Mower.
7/2/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of the "Behind the Numbers" podcast, we dig into eMarketer's estimates for global retail sales, and then take a closer look at China, which makes up roughly 20% of the worldwide market. This podcast is sponsered by Mower.
6/20/2018by eMarketer Editors
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, analyst Andrew Lipsman and forecaster Eric Haggstrom consider Walmart's latest deals and tactical maneuvers, and discuss its goals for a redesigned website.
5/16/2018by eMarketer Editors