Record-breaking Boxing Day caps successful festive period for retail

Posted on Dec 30 2014 by

Christmas Day and Boxing Day capped off what has proved to be a very successful festive period for UK retailers. Online traffic data available here.

Leading the field in big data analytics

Posted on Dec 29 2014 by

Using big data to create actionable business insight requires the right blend of specialist big data analytics skills, and secure, powerful big data infrastructure. At Experian, we bring all the ingredients together in the form of DataLabs to help you increase your success.

Don’t miss a single marketing opportunity with the free 2015 Insights Calendar

Posted on Dec 23 2014 by

The Experian Insights Calendar is a useful guide for the key moments throughout the year. It provides insight into the best times to launch email campaigns and when certain keywords are being searched for. It’s also completely free. Find out more here.

Contact them vs don’t contact them – the challenge facing the majority of marketing analysts

Posted on Dec 22 2014 by

In this blog post by David Percy we discuss when it’s best to contact customers and why even personalised messages can sometimes be too much.

Financial services regulation: Navigating the perfect storm

Posted on Dec 22 2014 by

To navigate the perfect storm of financial services and privacy regulation, we have a common challenge. Both lenders and Credit Reference Agencies (CRAs) need to explain effectively and consistently to both regulators and customers how they use personal data when making decisions about consumers.

Record-breaking festive period for retailers (so far) as UK shoppers embrace American sales dates

Posted on Dec 19 2014 by

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Manic Monday were all hugely popular this side of the Atlantic in 2014. But what were the actual numbers and what does it mean for retailers? Giles Longhurst explains.

The Mortgage Market review: Six months on…

Posted on Dec 18 2014 by

It’s now six months since the new lending rules came into force. So has the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) contributed to a more sustainable market that serves the needs of customers better or has it added confusion to an already complex choice?

Stress tests are here to stay, are you prepared?

Posted on Dec 18 2014 by

The BOE published the results of its first ever ‘concurrent’ stress testing exercise. The economic scenario applied in the stress test was severe.

Four things Telecoms can learn from Financial Services fraud statistics

Posted on Dec 17 2014 by

Understanding the challenges & progress currently being made to help combat fraud in the Financial Services sectors can provide powerful insight for the Telecommunications Industry.  The trends seen in other sectors can often shed light on how fraud is/will impact others but may not be as obvious. You may be interested in: Here are four […]

How Inbox by Gmail can be used to inspire

Posted on Dec 16 2014 by

Understand how to improve your chances of converting undecided customers with Inbox by Gmail.