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TechStyle Fashion Group Wins Repeat Customers Through Membership
January 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Laura Joukovski, president, global fashion brands at TechStyle Fashion Group, parent company of Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, ShoeDazzle, and FabKids, detailed the company's approach to customer retention during an interview with Total Retail's Joe Keenan this week at the 2020 National Retail Federation Big Show. Joukovski discussed how TechStyle is working to evolve and stay…

How to Leverage Data to Implement the Best Customer Loyalty Tactics
January 7, 2020 at 12:39 pm

How many times have you found yourself walking into Target for a new toothbrush and exiting with backup cleaning supplies (for next year), new toys for your dog, and a state-of-the-art popcorn maker? America’s favorite department store recently announced its new loyalty program, called "Target Circle," where customers now receive special discounts based on data…

The Quadruple Value of Connected Customers
December 4, 2019 at 10:41 am

We live in a world where customer expectations are constantly changing. And for businesses, keeping up with customers can be a daunting task. “Connected Customer” is a relatively new term used to describe those customers that interact with brands through digital means such as websites, apps, voice assistants (e.g., Alexa), etc. An overwhelmingly large percentage…

Black Friday: Boosting Business Year-Round
November 27, 2019 at 10:48 am

Black Friday is synonymous with excited queues of shoppers stretching around the block, eager to get their hands on a bargain before Christmas. It has traditionally been about the excitement of the moment rather than a means for retailers to build long-term customer relationships. However, with e-commerce there's an opportunity to get to know customers…

Capturing Gen Z’s Attention and Loyalty
November 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Marketers are still learning to connect with Gen Z, so we tend to default to how we approach millennials. However, these millennial strategies will likely miss the mark with the emerging Gen Z cohort. These digital natives are constantly connected to their mobile device and use it for almost all brand interactions. The majority of…

Turn the Customer Into the Advocate
October 23, 2019 at 10:46 am

Good brands have followers, strong brands have advocates. Those advocates are gained through a relationship built outside of the typical transaction. To get to this level of relationship, brands must create an experience their customers can only get by interacting with the brand. By understanding its customers and what brings them back, brands can expand…

Customer Relationships: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
October 17, 2019 at 10:47 am

Brands today are equipped with a bevy of digital tools and data to get an intimate look into consumers’ purchasing habits. But at a time when, unlike any other, we have a population that spans four generations — each with a distinctive relationship with brands, social media and technology — customer expectations are more unpredictable…

Technology Isn't Driving Retail Disruption — Customers Are
October 15, 2019 at 9:50 am

Most people think technology and Amazon.com are driving retail disruption. To address this concern, retailers have invested heavily in e-commerce and now delivery technology such as self-driving cars, robots, automated warehouses, etc. But the retail decline hasn’t stopped. Consider Macy’s. The company started its digital transformation in 2010 with an omnichannel strategy which allowed customers…