Retail Success Post-COVID Will Rely on Understanding New Customer Mindsets
December 16, 2020 at 5:36 pm

Almost nine months after COVID-19 started making its mark on the United States, lockdown restrictions and widespread working-from-home offices have caused many American consumers to rethink their shopping habits. While we still don’t know exactly when the pandemic will be declared over, what is clear is that the post-pandemic retail world will be different to…

Level Up the Context in Your Content for the Win
December 15, 2020 at 5:26 pm

Context marketing incorporates timing and context into your content marketing strategy. You may be wondering what context marketing is in the first place. Context marketing is delivering the right content, to the right prospects, at the right times. It’s more or less all about the timing. Having context allows you to market your service or product…

Consumers Take it Personally, But Retailers Lag Behind
December 15, 2020 at 4:47 pm

No one could have predicted this year’s drastic shift in consumer behavior as shoppers were relegated to their homes, or that this behavior would solidify into habit even as lockdowns eased. Retail, of course, shifted online, as there was no other option for consumers. However, the magnitude of this e-commerce shift and the evidence that…

How Ulta and Pandora Use Audio to Drive Holiday Sales
December 8, 2020 at 1:21 pm

Luscious red lipsticks, dramatic eyes, seasonal shades, and colors that pop: it’s obvious why retail and beauty advertisers have historically leaned into visual-centric marketing strategies, opting to spend on digital display, video and native. The flip side of this approach? They may miss the opportunity to play to consumers’ other senses — most notably, sound.…

3 Ways to Stand Out in Today’s Retail Environment
December 8, 2020 at 10:48 am

This year, retailers will need to capture the imagination of consumers as they consider the holiday season like no other. Immersive online experiences that are beautiful, personal, innovative and value driven will rule the season across every price point. To deliver a digital customer experience that's memorable and engaging for the 2020 holiday season, most…

Free eBook: Personalization for Dummies
December 3, 2020

With the introduction of more advanced technology and increased availability of customer data, brands have the ability to truly create a cohesive, individualized customer experience. In this e-book, learn how to identify the right audience and methods for crafting the most effective messaging.

A Holiday Season Like No Other: Here’s What Retailers Can Expect From Shoppers
November 19, 2020 at 7:15 pm

Superior customer experience (CX) has long been understood by marketing teams as a driver of new revenue and business growth. However, brands must now re-evaluate strategies for meeting a shifting set of customer expectations. The ever-changing consumer is reflected in a new study from the U.S. Commerce Department, which found that e-commerce sales in Q2 2020…

3 Ways Retailers Can Prioritize an E-Commerce Strategy
November 16, 2020 at 4:34 pm

It’s hard to believe we're in the eighth month of the pandemic. As we settle into, dare I say, a “new normal,” many are reflecting how much has happened and what we could have done differently in our business or personal lives. A “black swan” event like the current pandemic leads us to live in fear,…