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How COVID Will Impact 2020 Holiday Shopping and Impulse Buying

| Dave Cesaro

With store restrictions and the shift to ecommerce, retailers must reorient their strategies to an evolving landscape. As they approach the holiday season, they need to navigate these challenges to maximize profit during the biggest selling season of the year by focusing on timely deals and multichannel visibility to motivate shoppers.

Cleanup on Aisle 5: Retail Brands, Tidy Up Your Social Media

| Ashley Cooksley

A recent poll of 60 top global brand managers said their 3 biggest social media fears were a lack of resources vs. the size of the challenge; containing and engaging with consumer content; and having too many channels to manage. But there is some good news and a way forward, if you put the right structure and support in place.

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Master These 5 Capabilities to Perfect Your PIM Platform

| Shashin Shah

Traditionally, a PIM platform helped organizations create product catalogs, enabling sales and marketing teams to seamlessly distribute information and eliminate manual efforts. An advanced PIM can also ease product enrichment, boost team productivity, improve conversion rates and automate most tasks.

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Overcoming 3 Common Ecommerce Product Content Challenges

| Nate Holmes

Getting ecommerce product content right in every instance is an impossible task. But you increase the odds of creating accurate, high-quality product listings by making management, approval and reuse of content so smooth and rapid that you’re left with ample time to be creative, innovative and purposeful with its presentation.

6 Instagram Marketing Tactics to Help Nurture Your Ecommerce Store

| Jacques van der Wilt

Instagram has quickly become one of social media’s powerhouse brands and is a hotbed for marketing. Currently, 80% of Instagram users claim they follow at least one brand on the platform, with 60% saying they discovered a new product. Here are key reasons why you need to be on there, and how it can boost your ecommerce sales.

3 Signs You’re Misappropriating Your Brand’s Marketing Budget

| Joseph Torrillo

With any investment, you have to assess several economic factors before making a decision to pursue it. The same is true with an investment in SEO. However, most brands lack the comprehensive toolset required to understand and accurately quantify the impact of SEO. Here are 3 major signs that your marketing budget is misaligned.

The Impact of CCPA on Facebook Advertising, In One Stunning Graphic

| Mike O'Brien

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Golden State’s answer to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from May 2018, went into effect July 1, 2020, and its impact has been sudden and swift. This infographic demonstrates the strong impact CCPA has had already on Facebook ad performance.

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A Roadmap to Multichannel Success: The View from Two Brands

| MCM Staff

On Demand Webinar – In this Multichannel Merchant webinar, hear from Zach Silverman from The Warming Store and ActionHeat, as well as Cassidy Kelly-Thomas from SOKO. They’ll talk about the channel integration process at their respective companies and the results they’ve seen.