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6 Strategies Behind the Home Depot’s Marketing Domination

The outcome of quarterly retail earnings season has once again certified the Home Depot's marketing and sales success in the overly competitive field of the American home improvement industry. It has continued its dream run for the successive fifth year. The following graph will tell this story in a much clearer way. Lowe's stock gains have nearly kept pace with Home Depot's, Read more…

Unwrapping What Millennial Holiday Shoppers Want in 2016

September is ending, and before we know it the holiday season will be in full swing. Retailers like Target and Michael's are already selling Christmas items! Various studies have suggested that millennial holiday shoppers will spend $1,427 on average in this holiday season—up 33.1% from last year. It’s quite clear that they will emerge as the ultra-influencers. Here's the full rundown Read more…

Chipotle’s Loyalty Woes: An Update

For Chipotle, this summer is set to end on a sore and somber note. Its much hyped and talked about loyalty program, Chiptopia Rewards, has miserably failed. It’s not at all surprising to us. In fact, we pointed a finger to its possible failure almost 2 months ago when the program debuted.  Chipotle recently reported a 30% sales decline, with Read more…

Four Automotive Marketing Must-Haves

Until now, the automotive marketing pros as a whole, including manufacturers, dealers, and suppliers of various automotive parts have relied heavily on customer satisfaction, and rightfully so. Because sustenance of any business without satisfied customers is as impossible as the sustenance of a person without food. But customers’ expectations from business organizations have changed and heightened. Thus, even your satisfied Read more…

The Most Valuable Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Content is not merely the written word anymore, and it shouldn't only discuss your products. Content, whether it's blog articles, videos, pictures, GIFs, emojis, or whatever else, has become a way to inform, entertain and educate your audience about everything that happens in and around your respective industry. Indeed, content is changing and so is the way it is being Read more…

Snapchat’s New Ad Tools Copy Facebook’s Playbook

Not long ago Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, famously said that he doesn’t want for the network to “creepily” target users. But it looks like reality has dawned upon him. And that reality is to monetize any social media or digital platform, targeting audiences on the basis of behavior is a necessity. Of course, he was right in Read more…

Burberry’s See Now Buy Now Collection Debuts with Massive Social Campaign

“If they see a girl wearing a red dress, they want to go out and buy that red dress and they don’t understand that it’s a season. For them, it’s just a red dress”. These words from Kate Phelan, creative director of High Street giant Topshop, exactly mirror the psyche of most fashion customers. More than the need, the fashion industry Read more…

Watch Out, Uber! Here’s Walmart’s Self-Driving Technology Plan

Alright, Walmart isn’t getting into the self-driving car game, but they’re planning for some in-store technology that might be even more interesting. The retail behemoth recently patented a concept for robotic shopping carts, which could end up causing a huge shift in both customer and employee relations in stores. Here’s everything you need to know about Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About Omni-Channel Referrals

With 84% of respondents ranking “consistent customer experience across all channels” first in importance in a company’s multi-channel strategy (Retail Systems Research), it is clear that omni-channel shopping experiences are becoming the norm. However, traditionally omni-channel has been focused on elements of the shopping process like using online tools to check the inventory availability in a brick and mortar store. Read more…