Studies and reports

Increasing urbanization is making the last mile of delivery more complex and critical for the success of e-commerce companies, according to new research by DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and market research company Euromonitor.

Nearly three-fourths of new vehicle buyers in the U.A.E. either rely on consulting with friends or relatives or on online research to decide not only on the vehicle brand and model to purchase, but also the specific dealership from which to purchase, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.A.E. Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study,SM released today.

Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the advertising platform for the open internet, today released the “State of Ad Tech 2019” report which evaluates how today’s marketers can successfully convert audiences throughout each stage of the purchasing journey. Criteo surveyed 901 direct response marketers in partnership with Euromonitor International, to better understand the challenges of converting customers in today’s complex digital ecosystem.

Equities are bleeding, gold has the blues and everybody is waiting for the Fed's interest rate decision. The future doesn't look too bright but for those seeking safety, the bond market has a few handy hurricane holes in which to ride out the storm.

US markets ended the week on a negative note after weaker than expected data in Europe and China spurred concerns of a global economic slowdown coupled with ongoing trade tensions between the two largest economies which weighed on investors sentiment.