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March 2, 2015




Marketers Say They Don’t Collect Enough Customer Data

Despite significant investments in data-related marketing solutions over the past few years, an annual Infogroup study released today finds that most marketers think they still don’t collect enough customer data.

The Infogroup report, “Big Data’s Big Payday,” reveals …

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February 27, 2015




Blue and Black or White and Gold? What Does it Mean for Retailers?

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The interwebs exploded yesterday, mainly because about 75% of the world wide web thinks that darn dress is white and gold. And they are wrong. It’s blue …

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February 22, 2015




Cool New Technology Showcased at eTail West

The exhibit hall, or “Solutions Zone” as it was called at eTail West, was buzzing with activity.

Sure, there were things like mimosa breaks and Xbox tournaments to lure eTail West attendees into the Solutions Zone. But attendees also made …

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February 18, 2015




Driving Brand Loyalty in a Multichannel World

The gaps between media channels are closing. A modern day shopper might check into a physical store on a mobile device, redeem a coupon received via email in-store, and then recommend that product to all friends on Facebook. It may …

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March 18, 2015




NRF Proposes Achievable Solutions to Address Cyber Security Threats

The National Retail Federation today presented Congress with practical, commonsense and achievable solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyber attacks and data breaches.

“We should not be satisfied with simply determining what to do after a data …

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March 18, 2015




Predictive Technology Drives Evolution of Big Data

Several years ago the Internet revolutionized the way business is done. Now the world finds itself on the precipice of a similar revolution with big data.

Studies show that nearly 90% of professionals believe big data is a game changer for …

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November 16, 2014




How to Use Paid Social Media to Increase Holiday Sales

The holiday shopping season is upon us and many retailers hoping to reach shoppers online will put paid social media at the center of their marketing efforts this season. The result, no doubt, will be a very crowded social space.

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November 12, 2014




6 Critical Digital and Social Media Trends Driving Holiday Sales

Each holiday season, retailers struggle with which avenues they should take to drive more sales. The options are abundant while resources and budgets typically are not. New digital platforms and technologies seem to pop up overnight, leading to some confusion, …

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February 5, 2015




Canada Consumers Identified as a Top Target for U.S. Retailers

U.S. retailers seeking to grow business with online shoppers across country borders should look to Canada, according to a report from Borderfree, a cross-border ecommerce solutions provider.

Canada scored five out of five possible “shopping carts” on the Borderfree …

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February 27, 2015




Retail Business Networks: The Key to Omnichannel Integration

For some time, the titans of general merchandising — Costco, Target and Wal-Mart — have been transforming how they do business. Recognizing that the consumer is king, they are putting more emphasis on their supply chains and working with their suppliers and …

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