Marketing

It’s Time to Zero in on Holiday Outreach With Zero-Party Data
December 6, 2022 at 1:44 pm

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching. Prior years might have had a somewhat leisurely “brush a leaf off your sweater/carve a pumpkin/get ready for the holiday season” rhythm. However, this year, the holidays begin … now. That’s a combination of careful consumer behavior from last year (when according to the National…

What Retailers Must Keep in Mind This Holiday Season
December 5, 2022 at 12:40 pm

It’s no surprise this year’s holiday season might look different, arriving during a time of historically high inflation mixed with ongoing recession fears. But despite pandemic-related challenges and supply chain disruptions creating concerns during last year’s holiday spending, it was a record-breaking season for consumers. Still, due to so much economic uncertainty, 63 percent of…

How to Drive Purchases by Appealing to Shoppers’ Decision-Making Habits
December 5, 2022 at 11:48 am

Typically, consumers have two decision-making styles: those who exhaustively research multiple options before making a purchase (aka the “thorough” shopper) and those who purchase the first decent choice that fits their preferences (aka the “efficient” shopper). Retailers that understand this distinction can shape their approaches to acquire and retain customers, including developing content and leveraging…

Holiday Struggles: Text Analysis Reveals Consumers’ Christmas Concerns
November 30, 2022 at 5:46 pm

Will the holiday season help to bring the sparkle back into our lives or will consumers have themselves a miserable little Christmas? Numerical data signals the latter. Research by KPMG shows that 85 percent of consumers are somewhat, moderately or extremely concerned about inflation ahead of the holidays. With increased costs and supply and demand…

Challenges for Retailers When Building Retail Media Networks
November 29, 2022 at 4:24 pm

E-commerce exploded during the pandemic, growing by 50 percent in just a couple years. This incredible growth came hand-in-hand with an increase in retail media networks (RMNs), which help retailers grow their online advertising business and allow brands to put their product ads right in front of online shoppers who may be looking for a…

How Retail Media Networks Are Driving Results Amidst a Looming Recession 
November 28, 2022 at 3:32 pm

Talks of an impending recession have brands scrutinizing marketing costs more diligently. Retailers are also seeking ways to bolster the bottom line as consumers tighten their grips on their wallets. Amidst the ongoing recessionary pressure, data collaboration, specifically retail media networks (RMNs), has become increasingly popular for its ability to help brands gain insights on…

How Brands Can Get the Most Out of Their Retail Media Strategies
November 21, 2022 at 8:53 am

Retail media networks (RMNs) have been dominating the e-commerce conversation as retailers look for new revenue streams amid increasing margin pressure, inflation and ongoing supply chain challenges. These networks serve as a kind of digital end-cap display for brands, giving them a way to optimally position their products on a website for easy discovery —…

How Not to Feel the Pinch From the Digital Grinch This Holiday Season
November 17, 2022 at 1:10 pm

Just like that, the holiday season is upon us. For brands everywhere, it's time to promote your gifting offering. This season will pose new challenges with rising media costs, shifting consumer sentiment, and declining digital measurement capabilities post Apple ATT. However, this year also presents new opportunities with consumers looking to celebrate a true post-pandemic…

How Marketers Can Gather Zero-Party Data Through Promotions
November 17, 2022 at 11:51 am

Deal-based marketing has often been associated with competing for customers based on the lowest possible price point. Traditionally brands that needed to sell products or tickets in a hurry partnered with deals sites to move these items at a large discount. However, this model doesn't maximize the potential value of deal-based marketing. During the past…

The Complete Guide to Live Shopping
November 9, 2022

The all-inclusive, step-by-step playbook with tips, best practices, and use cases to help you implement a live shopping strategy that profits.