In today’s competitive retail environment, differentiation is more important than ever. Yet, as I surf from retailer website to retailer website and endlessly click on hundreds of marketing emails in my inbox, I am struck by one thing: Very few retailers are communicating to me what makes them different from the next guy. Here is how brands can differentiate themselves from their competitors.
Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, email marketing, website images – we live in an image-rich online world. And now that everyone has a camera on hand 24/7, brands can no longer get by with boring, same-old-same-old photos. Thanks to a rise in social influencers and user-generated content (UGC), those old images are losing their effectiveness. Consumers expect more authenticity. Here are several ways you can offer customers more authenticity within your brand.
With customer experience and engagement in the spotlight, retail stores realize the growing need to engage customers and improve their experience, service and satisfaction levels. Find out how RFID technology can enable smart, real-time recommendations in store, improving engagement and increasing sales.
Brands are competing for dollars with big-box retailers like Staples, Office Depot, Walmart and Target as well as computer and apparel companies. With so much at stake, how can you influence back-to-school shoppers? Here is what brands need to know to get more attention and an increased share of purse.
Though summer may seem like it’s just getting started, the mad dash of back-to-school shopping is already around the corner. This season is a huge opportunity for apparel and accessories brands to see a lift in sales, as students and their families set out to buy new clothes, backpacks, glasses, school supplies and everything in between. Here is how brands can set themselves apart from the competition during the back-to-school season.