A survey of 4,487 female internet users by global media platform Teads has shown that the skincare and beauty shopping experience has been disrupted by technology and digital advertising.
Consumers are feeling overwhelmed by their inboxes, with high volumes of automated marketing communications said to be to blame.
Eurostar recorded its busiest August to date this year, with more than a million passengers riding on its trains.
Investments in marketing-related AI technologies are growing, with $2.5 billion bet on emerging companies in the sector during 2018.
UK spending on digital advertising rose by 13 per cent during the first half of 2019.
Mergers and acquisitions amongst martech and adtech companies rose by 52 per cent during the first three quarters of 2019.
The number of shoppers venturing onto British High Streets has fallen by 10 per cent over the last seven years.
Spending on social media advertising will grow by 20 per cent during 2019, accounting for 13 per cent of total global ad spend.
Ticketing website Viagogo has seen the number of visitors to its site collapse following a ban on the company's ads on Google.
The global media planning and buying market is expected to grow by $52.5 billion between 2018 and 2021, according to new research.