Not so long ago, catalogs fell out of favor in the marketing world. During the 2007-2008 recession, retailers sought ways to cut costs, and many dramatically changed or eliminated catalog production as ecommerce and social media advertising took off. Millennials, whose collective wealth could reach as much as $24 trillion by 2020, are helping to revitalize catalogs in an era of ecommerce and social media advertising.
What major trends are driving changes in direct-to-customer commerce, and what do they mean for your business? And how are they impacting professionals in operations and fulfillment, catalog and ecommerce and marketing? It’s time once again for the annual MCM Outlook survey from Multichannel Merchant.
Mobile is the way customers are choosing to shop this holiday season. In fact, 59% of consumers use their mobile device most or all of the time compared to desktop, and almost half of them make purchases on them. Here are some more key stats about how mobile is playing a major role in purchases this holiday season.
The digital landscape and marketing operations are experiencing massive transformation. As the business environment keeps evolving, every company (B2B and B2C) needs to gear up, readjust and adopt the latest methods to prevent the risks of getting tossed into oblivion. Here are seven ways to upgrade your B2B marketing strategy.
The days of large, general interest retail catalogs are gone, replaced by highly personalized pieces of varying lengths and levels of complexity, each targeted to meet the needs of a very specific audience. In this latest report, find out how Bass Pro Shops addressed the marketing challenge head on.
In 2018, IT is still worried about letting colleagues into their commerce platforms for fear it will slow down site performance and that non-technical colleagues will mess up a system they ultimately have to fix. Discover how a little distance and trust, as well as some technology tools, can improve this dynamic.
Having a good marketing strategy in place for the holiday season is critical, especially in terms of remaining competitive in pricing and offers. In this latest edition of our MCM CommerceChat podcast, Phil Minix, Executive Vice President of Rod’s Western Palace, talks about his company’s marketing strategy and preparing for the holiday blitz.
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.