DRTV can be enticing to direct response marketers because of its presence in all of our lives and to be blunt. When it works well, it can be incredibly profitable because of its broad reach. Unfortunately, when it doesn
While companies like OfficeMax, Staples and Office Depot seem to hold a monopoly over the world of office supplies, SupplyGeeks.com, a new ecommerce site, is planning on standing out by filling its service center with nothing but
We convened a diverse group of 10 presidents and CEOs for a roundtable discussion at the NEMOA Conference, held in Boston on March 14. The list of topics included the economy, the potential impact of a presidential election year, viral videos, the role of the catalog, Amazon, mobile and tablet strategies, corrugated packaging, the need for speed, discounting, and building online communities. Here’s which executives attended, and what they had to tell us.
The Postal Regulatory Commission has approved the United States Postal Service
Merchants and retailers should look no further than to a recent Nielsen survey of 28,000 internet users when trying to figure out how they should spread the word about their brand. According to the Global Corporate Citizenship Survey, 63% of the global, socially conscious respondents are under the age of 40 and consult with the social media of their choice when deciding on what items to purchase.
Ernie Schell, executive director of Marketing Systems Analysis, says everyone pays attention to how important it is to have a unified database for managing customers, orders, and inventory in a multichannel environment. But it
The level of control merchants have over inventory is not the only distinction between drop shipping and order fulfillment, so to help you determine which option may best suit your business, here are four tips to consider.
With consumers practically attached to mobile devices and beginning to accept marketing messages on Facebook and Twitter, marketing efforts are less about driving to a specific channel and more about having a promotional presence in all of them and keeping the person engaged throughout the customer lifecycle. The reasons for disengaging from a purchase decision are nearly infinite, and the means to disengage are just a few taps away on a smartphone. Here’s how you can continue the customer experience between the store and the ecommerce site.
When you formulate your tablet strategy, you really need to think of a tablet as an integral part of your multichannel marketing strategy. Below are the six key strategic considerations when planning a tablet strategy for your cross-channel campaigns.