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Retailers that have taken the dip into international waters should now begin thinking about the use of social media on the global scale.
It’s hard for many brick and mortar stores to compete with Amazon’s convenience and price advantage, but they need to learn that the secret to beating Amazon is surprisingly simple. With these four simple strategies, retailers can beat Amazon and keep customers returning to their stores.
Nearly 8 out of 10 respondents to the MCM Outlook 2014 said they use social media to engage in conversations with followers. Of that group, 7 out of 10 said they measure social success by the number of followers and fans.
Pinterest is growing, Twitter’s popularity rose and Facebook continues to be the most popular social media platform for retailers in 2014.
Beginning with Off Broadway Shoes’ social media presence, social media marketing agency redpepper generated brand engagement through a custom Facebook tab that housed “Sparkle Spree,” an interactive game with paired with a sweepstakes full of giveaways and prizes for participants.
Some retailers have tapped into this new era of omnichannel marketing by collaborating very directly with customers. Using mobile technology combined with in-store experience, they are able to tap into the collective genius of customers. Here are five examples you need to check out.
While the Chinese ecommerce market is growing wildly, getting goods there can prove tricky, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
The evolution of social media as a sales channel has become the norm, and retailers need to stay in front of their customers by continuously engaging at their level. Here’s how your social media efforts can build brand awareness, facilitate a sense of community and engage shoppers, and result in higher retention and increased sales.
At Growing Global, Greig Holbrook of OBAN Multilingual, will take a granular look at international search and conversion behavior market by market.
Neiman Marcus recently saw its Pinterest account increase by more than 3,000 followers and web engagement increase by 32% after it launched an exclusive product interest campaign.
by George Chang
Posted 3 days ago
Posted 3 days ago