With the coronavirus pandemic leading to a significant economic slowdown, we’re providing updated guidance to our clients about what we expect for ad spending during the first half of this year.

In this episode hosted by eMarketer global director of public relations Douglas Clark, forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom sheds light on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting eMarketer’s search ad spending forecasts, including repercussions for the travel and retail industries.

The coronavirus pandemic is changing the way US adults communicate, as they shelter in place and work from home.

Most US advertisers had started holding back their spending due to the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, expecting to make deep cuts in Q2. But early April research suggests those cuts may be worse than previously anticipated.

Over the past few weeks, online grocery stores and meal kits have seen a stream of orders coming in, not only from existing customers, but also new ones looking to avoid physical stores during the pandemic. Plant-based meal company Splendid Spoon is one of those receiving demand.

eMarketer principal analyst Victoria Petrock discusses how supercomputers and quantum computing can help us fight the coronavirus. She also talks about the adoption of telemedicine and how biometrics are being used to diagnose people and enforce quarantine orders.

With the coronavirus pandemic leading to a significant economic slowdown, we’re providing updated guidance to our clients about what we expect for ad spending during the first half of this year.

Melissa Burdick, co-founder and president of Amazon ad buying technology provider Pacvue, joins host Nicole Perrin to explain Amazon's ad products and shares how the ongoing crisis (including logistics difficulties) is changing advertising on the ecommerce marketplace.

Brands are pulling or pausing their ad spending as the COVID-19 crisis puts a strain on their businesses, but new research shows that consumers may not want them to stop advertising altogether.

With the coronavirus pandemic leading to a significant economic slowdown, we’re providing updated guidance to our clients about what we expect for ad spending during the first half of this year.

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping most people worldwide at home, media consumption is up. But with an economic slowdown crashing markets and supply chains disrupted by the virus, many advertisers are pulling or pausing spend—meaning increases in media engagement aren’t translating into increased ad revenues.

More retailers are prolonging their return policies and encouraging consumers to continue sheltering in place and practice social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

eMarketer sales executive Michael Bruckenthal, junior analyst Blake Droesch, forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and director of corporate accounts Brandon Galindo discuss how esports is changing since the coronavirus pandemic. How successful have the gaming tournaments been, what's happening with gaming engagement and what do advertisers need to know? Then Blake and Eric talk about Instagram 'Co-Watching' and simultaneous streaming, the buying/discovery ratio and Snapchat Stories on other platforms.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom, vice president of forecasting Monica Peart and principal analyst Nicole Perrin discuss the latest revisions to our US ad spending forecasts. They then talk about Twitter sharing more information with advertisers, social distancing ads showing up in games and Microsoft's digital-only events commitment.

US spending on search advertising will decline by between 8.7% and 14.8% in H1 2020. That’s about $6 billion to $8 billion less than we expected. Our previous forecast of US digital ad spending, completed on March 6, 2020, called for a 14.4% increase in search ad spending for all of 2020.

Sarah Personette, vice president of global client solutions at Twitter, speaks with eMarketer vice president of business development Marissa Coslov about the company’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including what’s behind its latest ad policy update, usage trends and how it's helping brands pivot their campaigns. Made possible by Salesforce.