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Morgan Stanley Utilizes Prosper Insights & Analytics™ for Retail Category Sales Outlook

From Morgan Stanley…
Category Sales Outlook: Discretionary Segments Lead
Debuting our retail Category Sales Outlook (CSO), a complement to our Retail Sales Lead Indicator (RSLI): While the RSLI forecasts retail sales growing at a gradually improving, mid-single-digit rate over the next 3-6 months, the CSO provides insights into how various retail categories will perform within that context. We’ve partnered with Prosper Insights & Analytics, a top business intelligence firm, to develop 30-60-day category sales outlooks based on its monthly, 5000+ respondent consumer survey.


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Taobao.com Favorite Shopping Website Among Chinese Consumers, Amazon.com Most Popular Among Americans

New Infographic Compares Online Purchasing Behaviors Of Chinese And American Consumers

Worthington, OH – 6/24/2014

ProsperChina™ has released the latest Consumer Snapshot Infographic, available in both English and Chinese, to provide global marketers with a better understanding of Chinese Consumers. This unique infographic reveals the top three websites for purchasing products among young Chinese consumers and their American counterparts. It highlights a trend of the frequency in which both consumer groups are buying online, and also compares the two groups’ confidence in the economy, practicality, focus on needs versus wants and budget consciousness.  Continue reading

Infographic: Latest ProsperChina™ Consumer Snapshot Looks At Luxury Consumers in China

Snapshot Provides Valuable Insights For Marketers in Both United States and China

Worthington, OH – 4/4/2014

ProsperChina™ has released the latest in a series of Consumer Snapshot Infographics, available in both English and Chinese, to provide global marketers with a better understanding of Chinese Consumers. This infographic shines a spotlight on the young Chinese luxury consumer, including their confidence, practicality, focus on needs versus wants and budget consciousness, compared to all Chinese consumers. It also includes their feelings on fashion trends and familiar labels, as well as where they shop most often for beauty and apparel purchases.  Continue reading

Infographic Series: ProsperChina™ Consumer Snapshots Provide Valuable Insights And Analytics For Marketers in Both United States and China

First Infographic Shines Spotlight On Consumer Sentiment, Purchase Intentions And Prosper Spending Scores For Apparel And Shoes

Worthington, OH – 3/6/2014
ProsperChina™ has released the first in a series of Consumer Snapshot Infographics, available in both English and Chinese, to provide global marketers with a better understanding of Chinese Consumers. The infographics will serve to compliment the ProsperChina InsightsCenter, a unique cloud-based platform that allows for easy data integration. The InsightCenter draws from Prosper’s proprietary data warehouse that includes hundreds of already analyzed data sets as well as the ProsperChina Quarterly Survey which is the largest, ongoing survey of its kind in China. Further, this unique software allows Prosper to quickly build solution applications which are automatically updated for consistent decision making.  Continue reading

Black Consumers’ Mobile Usage and Behavior Boosts their Mobile Aptitude Score, According to Prosper Insights & Analytics™

Black Consumers 18+ are more mobile-minded than the general population and appear to be on the leading edge of engagement when it comes to using their mobile device to aid in shopping as well as viewing online content via mobile devices, according to Prosper Insights & Analytics™.

Overall Black Consumers have a mobile aptitude score of Continue reading

Frightful, Not Delightful: Tales of Terrible Customer Service

The relatively recent advent of online shopping, technological mobility, and pricing transparency puts new meaning to the adage that the “customer is king” (or queen) for retailers. If the customer thinks a retailer’s prices are too high, a competitor will be sought out. A customer may only visit a physical store’s “showroom” to test drive a product he/she plans to buy online. With a mobile device in hand, a customer can verify the truth behind a sales associate’s pitch in just a few clicks. And, retailers’ face time with potential customers is dwindling with shoppers “cybernating” – increasingly headed online for purchases. Today’s customers are well-informed, adept at product research, and know how to maximize their budgets – often at the expense of loyalty to any particular retailer. Continue reading

Overwhelming Majority of Mobile Users Bank on Device, according to Prosper Insights & Analytics™

Top Financial Apps: Generic Bank Apps, Chase, Bank of America, PayPal and USAA

WORTHINGTON, OH – 2/13/13 – An analysis of data from Prosper Mobile Insights™ reveals that more than 3 in 4 mobile users conduct banking activities using a smartphone or tablet, and more than half say they engage in shopping behaviors via mobile. Two in five also say they Continue reading