Companies Rush to Report Coronavirus Impact on Consumers
Marketers’ famous herd instinct is synchronizing their response to coronavirus. First came a rash of announcements offering remote conferencing and collaboration systems, then a slew of chatbots answering coronavirus questions. This week’s trend is studies on coronavirus’ impact on consumer behavior, including increased online sales of groceries, fitness equipment and computers; more video streaming; distrust in government (especially in the U.S.); and expectation that employers will act responsibly. Click for studies from Adobe, Amperity, Edelman, First Insight, Kantar, Placer.ai, Toluna, Upfluence, Yotpo, and Yotta.