1. Introduction This guide has been written to complement Econsultancy’s Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide, Social Media Platforms Overview, B2B Social Media Best Practice Guide and Paid Search Best Practice Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the opportunities, risks and the required investment of time, effort and budget […]
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, inventory build-up is proving to be a big problem. But how can high-end retailers promote their discounts and still maintain a sense of exclusivity? Here’s a look at various tactics from some premium names in the industry. CQP’s separate sale site For brands that are reluctant to slash […]
In light of recent global events, digital commerce has become the main route to market. However, many businesses are accustomed to one technology stack that rules everything, an ecommerce platform that stays for four or five years. Today this is not the case. There is a need for greater agility. Adopting the right technology has […]
We’re rapidly approaching the 2020 winter holidays, and everything is still as uncertain as it ever was – particularly in retail. While there is always a certain amount of guesswork involved for retailers approaching the bumper holiday season (how will consumers spend? Will my marketing strategy pay off?), this year it has been amplified tenfold.
A recent study conducted by Bazaarvoice found that over their regional lockdown periods, 39% of global consumers purchased from brands they’d never tried before, for reasons such as value, availability and convenience. Eighty-eight percent of those consumers now plan to stick with their new brands, presenting a unique opportunity for customer retention. However, in the […]
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we can go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
This year, Tesco was named as the Brand of the Year winner at the 2020 Marketing Week Masters awards. On day four of the Festival of Marketing 2020, Marketing Week editor Russell Parsons spoke with two prominent figures from the company – UK CEO Jason Tarry and group CCO Alessandra Bellini – about Tesco’s journey to recovery from 2014 to now, and its strong performance during Covid-19.
The premium homeware brand works with BounceX to re-engage high-intent customers, helping it create a more seamless customer journey and increasing visitor recognition across devices, sessions and browsers by about 300%.
Social Chain works with ASOS and Nike to promote the app #FindItWithNike, which used image recognition to help fashion fans discover new looks, reaching 20 million people and achieving more than 6,000 email sign ups.
The clothing label worked with underground creative influencers in a social content campaign, This Is The Jacket, that shifted perceptions of the brand, particularly among 16-24s.
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As Black Friday approaches, ecommerce businesses are preparing for the arrival of peak shopping season. And with factors such as huge online demand and a glut of excess stock as a result of Covid-19, many retailers and brands are anticipating this year’s peak shopping season to be a big one. Research from Fresh Relevance’s The […]
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