The holiday sales season is the make or break period for many merchants. When so much is riding on a short period of time, focusing on the immediate instead of the future is understandable. But if processes are put in place prior to the rush, short and long term benefits can be gained. Here are five tips for keeping the 2011 holiday sales spirit going in the 2012.
Richard Margetic, director of global social media at Dell, made no bones about what the key is to his company
One aspect of search marketing that doesn’t get enough attention and indeed is misunderstood by the search engine optimization practitioner is the interaction
The number of print catalogs with e-commerce sites grew from 8,675 to 8,894 between March 2008 and this past March, according to the 2009 National Directory of Catalogs.
Catalogers cut back heavily on mailings in February but they
It’s time to fess up to your dirty little secret that you don’t calculate lifetime value. Embarrassing, isn’t it? But you’re not alone. Some merchants
As much as we hear these days about Web 2.0, e-commerce isn’t the only facet of multichannel marketing to advance. The best retailers are taking their merchandising strategies to new and higher levels
Smart marketers understand that long-term success depends on treating customers to a great experience, one that’s seamless across channels. What’s the best way to do that? This month we’ll look at why you need to go beyond order conversion when you track success, and how aligning your Web and print channels can improve the experience you offer your own customers.
When Steve August joined Brookstone in 2001 as its vice president of customer marketing, source allocation meant matching a purchase back to a specific