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In 9 weeks, iPhone share of US smartphone sales grew 17.5%

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Apple hit highest-ever 53.3% share by Nov. 25, up from 38.8% in 2011, Kantar reports FORTUNE -- It's been exactly three months since Apple (AAPL) launched the iPhone 5, and the effect on the data released Friday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech couldn't be clearer -- at least in the U.S. In...
In 9 weeks, iPhone share of US smartphone sales grew 17.5%

Windows Phone makes gains in EU, passing BlackBerry in late 2012

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Windows Phone hasn’t quite been the success story that Microsoft may have hoped, as Android and iOS continue to dominate the smartphone scene. Two recent news bits offer some positive news however. Last week, Nokia said it sold 4.4 million Lumia handsets in the last quarter of 2012. And on...
Windows Phone makes gains in EU, passing BlackBerry in late 2012

Surprise! Twitter study shows that promoted tweets result in sales

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Twitter has commissioned a new study Tuesday, initially reported by CNBC, showing that (not surprisingly) promoted tweets and Twitter advertising have resulted in increased sales to consumers and a greater awareness of brands when considering a purchase. It’s important to note that the study (which can be accessed online here) was paid...
Surprise! Twitter study shows that promoted tweets result in sales

Android continues to conquer the world

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Demand for phones with Google's mobile OS jumped across the world since around the start of the year, says research firm Kantar WorldPanel. [Read more]...
Android continues to conquer the world

Here come the late adopters: iPhone popularity grows among first-time smartphone owners

gigaom.com
The last few months have revealed a significant first for the iPhone in its six years: the outsize popularity of cheaper, older model iPhones. The iPhone 4 and 4S together, are almost as popular as the latest model, the iPhone 5. New data released Monday by Kantar Worldpanel Comtech sheds...
Here come the late adopters: iPhone popularity grows among first-time smartphone owners
Why The iPhone Is Suddenly Winning In The US (AAPL, GOOG)

Kantar: Apple gets 53.3 percent of US smartphone sales

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The phenomenal sales of Apple's iPhone 5 helped boost the Cupertino company to its highest-ever share of US smartphone sales according to stats from over the past 12 weeks. Kantar Worldpanel ComTech released a new analysis of the US smartphone market in the current quarter, finding that the release of...
Kantar: Apple gets 53.3 percent of US smartphone sales
Report: iPhone crosses 53% of US market while Android declines 10%

After iPhone 5, iOS makes gains at AT&T and Verizon

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Apple sold more than half of the smartphones in the U.S. between mid-October (just after the iPhone 5 hit stores) and the end of November, according to a new research report published Monday by Kantar Worldpanel Comtech. While Apple’s rise during one of its historically strongest periods — right after the...
After iPhone 5, iOS makes gains at AT&T and Verizon

Twitter Inks Second Big Agency Deal, A Data And Analytics Partnership With WPP

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Following up on its huge ad deal with Publicis Groupe’s Starcom MediaVest Group in April, Twitter now has a “global strategic partnership” with advertising giant WPP. The deal includes several WPP units, including GroupM and Kantar and was led by WPP’s Data Alliance, a new... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Twitter Inks Second Big Agency Deal, A Data And Analytics Partnership With WPP

Survey Claims Only A Tiny Percent Of Ad Agencies Use Pinterest

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According to The Creative Group's survey of 500 U.S. advertising and marketing execs, only an incredibly small percent of agencies are on Pinterest. The results find: 7 percent already use it for business 10 percent plan to start using Pinterest in the near-ish future 44 percent have zero interest in using Pinterest for business...
Survey Claims Only A Tiny Percent Of Ad Agencies Use Pinterest
Windows Phone shows signs of life

Survey: Windows Phone Gaining At Android's Expense

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New consumer survey data from Kantar argues that Windows Phones “have begun to capture consumers from across the competitor set.” According to the research unit of ad-agency holding company WPP, most Windows Phone purchasers were upgrading from feature phones (42 percent) or another... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Survey: Windows Phone Gaining At Android's Expense
Twitter Study Shows Its Mobile-First Users Are Younger, More Engaged And Easier To Market To

RIM In Trouble In Europe? Not In The UK, It Claims

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RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) is taking a beating at the moment from handset makers like Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Samsung, which have eaten into a smartphone market share that it took years for the BlackBerry maker to build on both sides of the Atlantic. RIM, however, claims that it is...
RIM In Trouble In Europe? Not In The UK, It Claims

Mob rule: Crowdsourced listmaker Ranker grows by 300% in 18 months

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Los Angeles-based interest graph company Ranker is based on the theory that the best answer to any question is one drawn from “the wisdom of the crowd.” Currently, the site receives more than 5.4 million unique visitors a month – up threefold from a year ago – who view and...
Mob rule: Crowdsourced listmaker Ranker grows by 300% in 18 months

Ad giant WPP invests in online auto survey company Enprecis

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Enprecis has been around for about six years, quietly growing its business for collecting consumer information related to automobiles. But the Seattle company, which employs about 30 people, is expanding its profile these days with a $2.9 million round of financing led by advertising giant WPP. Enprecis CEO Richard Counihan...
Ad giant WPP invests in online auto survey company Enprecis
Windows already threatening iPhone in Southern Europe

Android Is The Most Popular Smartphone Operating System In The US (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

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Research firm Kantar has a new report out today that says Android is the most popular smartphone operating system in the US, powering just more than half (51.7%) of phones sold in February, March, and April of 2013. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones accounted for 41.4% of smartphones sold...
Android Is The Most Popular Smartphone Operating System In The US (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

Online grocery market will double within five years

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One of the fastest growing areas in retail expected to rise in value from £5.6bn to £11.1bn by 2018The online UK groceries market is one of the fastest-growing areas in retail, but only accounts for £5.6bn of a £156.8bn market. However, it is expected to nearly double to £11.1bn within...
Online grocery market will double within five years
Android's explosive content consumption growth threatens Apple

What Apple Really Needs More Than Anything Right Now Is Another Juicy Rumor (AAPL)

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After another tough week for Apple investors last week, there's one sliver of good news -- the quarter is almost over.  That means we're much closer to Apple reporting earnings. Which means we're that much closer to getting an actual read on where Apple's business stands. But even after Apple...
What Apple Really Needs More Than Anything Right Now Is Another Juicy Rumor (AAPL)
Three burning questions loom as RIM gets ready to report

Windows Phone sees big gains at the expense of BlackBerry and Symbian

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Alright, so Microsoft is in no danger of toppling iOS or Android anytime soon. But the analytics firm Kantar has seen significant growth for Windows Phone, largely at the expense of BlackBerry. In practically every major market WP8 has started to chip away at its competitors, growing from 6.2...
Windows Phone sees big gains at the expense of BlackBerry and Symbian

Mobile Commerce On The Rise As Amazon AppStore Tops Nielsen's List Of Fastest-Growing U.K. Android Apps

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Google’s Android platform dominates the U.K.’s smartphone landscape, powering 54 percent of the handsets in use at the end of 2012 (Kantar’s data). But what apps are U.K. Android owners spending increasing amounts of time on? Researcher Nielsen has come up with a method of measuring the fastest-growing Android apps and...
Mobile Commerce On The Rise As Amazon AppStore Tops Nielsen's List Of Fastest-Growing U.K. Android Apps

Apple reigns as 4Q smartphone champ thanks to adopted Android users

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The iPhone is still as attractive as ever — in large part because of adopted Android users — according to a new study released today by Kantar.  During the 12-week period ending Dec. 23, 2012, iOS maintained its lead atop the U.S. smartphone rankings with 51.2 percent of market sales....
Apple reigns as 4Q smartphone champ thanks to adopted Android users

Android Picks Up The Pace In Smartphone Sales Over iOS Globally, While Windows Phone Continues With Modest Gains, Says Kantar

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Google’s mobile OS Android continues to power ahead as the world’s most popular smartphone platform, according to figures out today from Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, the WPP-owned market research company that tracks sales of handsets across key markets on a 12-week rolling cycle. In the nine markets surveyed by Kantar —...
Android Picks Up The Pace In Smartphone Sales Over iOS Globally, While Windows Phone Continues With Modest Gains, Says Kantar

Android has taken over half of China's smartphones

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Source: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatPlushie at the Google Store New data show that half China’s smartphones are now running Android. Altogether, the country’s smartphone penetration sits at around 42 percent. According to Kantar Worldpanel‘s report shows that by the end of...
Android has taken over half of China's smartphones

iPhone, Windows Phone growing faster than Android in U.S

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now The conventional wisdom in the smartphone market is that Android is overtaking everything else. But in surprising news released this morning by Kantar, Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Windows Phone are actually growing market share faster than Android. Even more...
iPhone, Windows Phone growing faster than Android in U.S

Kantar: Apple iPhone 5 Slows Android's Growth In U.S., U.K. -- But Android Continues To Expand Marketshare Across Europe, To 67.1%

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Apple’s iPhone 5 only launched towards the end of last month but first week sales of Apple’s latest superphone slowed Android’s growth in Cupertino’s two biggest markets: the U.S. and U.K. during the 12 weeks ending September 30, 2012, according to figures put out today by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the WPP-owned market...
Kantar: Apple iPhone 5 Slows Android's Growth In U.S., U.K. -- But Android Continues To Expand Marketshare Across Europe, To 67.1%
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