To say that 2018’s Cyber Monday was a digital doorbuster is a colossal understatement. Nov. 26, 2018 will go down as the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history thus far, with sales reaching a staggering $7.9 billion. Here are some specific insights from this year’s holiday shopping season that should help as you plan out next year’s strategy.
Whatever the reason, the season, or the screen, let’s take a look at how online shoppers kicked off this holiday season. How did Gray November play out from a consumer spending standpoint? On which devices did consumers shop? What were some high volume email send times? Here are a few key highlights.
As the most efficient way to acquire and retain customers, email remains the leader. According to the Direct Marketing Association, email has an ROI of 3,800%, and Radicati reports email will be used by 3 billion people by 2020. Here are five emails you should know about as it continues to be the channel of choice for customers.
The first marketing technology stacks were created to organize, analyze and improve performance. They surfaced in the early 2000’s when three adventurous CMO’s invested in fundamental tools made for superior management of their campaigns and audiences. Here is how the retail marketing industry has come a long way with technology.
With the holiday season beginning earlier each year, it is important for brands, retailers and marketers to get ahead of the curve when it comes to their email marketing strategies. In our latest MCM CommerceChat podcast, Greg Zakowicz, Senior Commerce Marketing Analyst for Oracle+Bronto, discusses best email marketing practices, challenges and latest trends during the holiday season and beyond.
Are you meeting customer expectations for personalized messages in your email marketing? Making them more relevant to their shopping journey increases the odds of driving sales and developing a long-term relationship. Join us Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m. for a free live webinar as we discuss how to bring personalization to the inbox.