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September 9, 2014




Retail Experts Skeptical about Twitter’s Buy Button

Twitter announced Monday that it is testing a Buy button, which allows tweeters to buy merchandise from retailers via Twitter, without leaving the social media platform. But retail experts who recently spoke with Multichannel Merchant say they are skeptical about …

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In Ecommerce, Mobile

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September 8, 2014




5 Ways Hashtags Build Marketing Muscle

Just a few short years ago, the ‘#’ symbol meant ‘number’ or ‘pound,’ depending on where you lived. In 2007, a suggestion was made to Twitter to use # to tag group conversations – Twitter initially rejected the idea saying, “These things are for …

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In Channel Integration, Marketing

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September 4, 2014




Luxury Brands Yet to Fully Embrace Global Ecommerce

While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com.   As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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August 6, 2013




The Children’s Place Goes Social With Apology

Clothing and accessories merchant The Children’s Place apologized on social media this week for what many considered an offensive message on a girls’ t-shirt (See a sampling of tweets from outraged consumers here).

But how did The Children’s …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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April 1, 2014




How Social is Ecommerce?

SocialAnnex surveyed over 100 marketing executives, asking about their social marketing strategies for this year. They’ve compiled the responses and found some interesting results.
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In Ecommerce, Infographics

July 30, 2013




#47mysteryscrum Helps Clear Merchandise, Build Social Brand

What started in an innocent work-related question to my Facebook followers quickly evolved into the biggest gambling sensation among my friends:

Little did I know a bunch of friends – and friends of friends – would head over to 47 Brand …

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In Blog

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August 26, 2014




Decluttering the marketing channels with personalization

With consumers dictating how, when and where they engage with retailers, marketers have less control over brand communication than ever before, making personalization key to delivering the most effective customer experiences at every touch point. Amazon has been a leader …

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In Channel Integration, Marketing

August 25, 2014




Looking at Marketing Performance from the Outside In

It has been said that ignorance is bliss. I am confident though that old adage doesn’t apply when it comes to measuring the performance of your marketing programs through the lens of your internal data only.

When reporting on …

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In Campaign, Marketing

Mobile-Checkout

August 19, 2014




Retailers Say Hello to Next-Generation Personalization

Personalization in retail has become so established that many retailers have embraced approaches that are good enough. I see standard features like “you may also like” recommendations as “Gen 1” personalization using web cookies to establish product-to-product connections.

But the dramatic …

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