Marissa Tarleton

Marissa Tarleton
Retailers Ramp Up Social and Mobile Initiatives to Reach Back-to-School Shoppers

As the second-largest spending season among consumers — and, at three months, the longest — back-to-school (BTS) brings big opportunities for retailers to connect with shoppers. RetailMeNot recently released a study conducted by Kelton Global that found 85 percent of retail marketers plan to invest more in their BTS marketing in 2017 compared to the…

The Comeback Kid: Cash-Back Offers Stir Renewed Interest for Consumers

When it comes to shopping, consumers have more power to influence retailers than ever before. However, fluctuating consumer behavior has made it a challenge for some retailers to predict what consumers will want week in and week out. In this new era of retail, consumers expect trouble-free, multichannel experiences; easy payment processes; quick savings; and…