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Ask the expert: How can retailers succeed this holiday season?

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When shelter-in-place orders were first instated in March, retailers had to close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, resulting in a steep drop in sales for everyone. While the decline was not totally out of the blue, retailers are still feeling the pressure: according to Epsilon data, consumers across generations still have mixed feelings around when they will return to…

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How retailers are adapting their back-to-school planning

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The back-to-school shopping season is going to be different for all this year – brands, students, teachers, parents and so on. Everything seems different as we continue to adapt to this ‘new norm’. In fact, from our recent research, we learned that over 67% of consumers across generations feel that things are never going to be the same again. With so many ‘unknowns’ and speculation…

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How the upcoming presidential election will impact consumer spending

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With election 2020 fast approaching, brands are starting to adjust their marketing plans to prepare for ‘the change in the consumer’s mindset’ to ensure their brand remains front and center. During the presidential election, consumers are distracted. The advertising marketplace is cluttered with campaign advertisements and consumers are constantly monitoring their mobile devices to check for the latest updates. With the election being top of…

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In times of uncertainty, data helps us stay connected

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Marketing to your customers during this time has changed. Being transparent and authentic in each and every communication is more important than ever. Data is the fuel that drives these communications and marketing campaigns. It connects consumers to brands and helps create an emotional relationship while establishing trust in their products and services. But when uncertainty continues, it’s easy to become distracted. Marketers need to…

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The $42 billion co-op advertising opportunity: a win-win for retailers and brands

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Now, more than ever, it’s important to connect with your customers with timely, personalized content. And to think about how your marketing strategy will support your business objectives in the months ahead. So if someone told you that you were ignoring a $42 billion opportunity wouldn’t you want to make a change? Of course you would.

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Aspire to loyalty as an outcome, not just a program

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Truly progressive brands have evolved to look at ALL of their customers through a loyalty lens; not only those who are enrolled in their loyalty program. These innovators practice Big "L” loyalty, using their loyalty strategies and tactics to create exceptional customer experiences, inspire passion and trust and engender long-term relationships. These emotional connections then serve as the steppingstone to matriculate customers into a permission-based…

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The power of identity—what restaurants can learn from Forrester’s research

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Identity resolution. It’s the foundation to executing—and measuring—effective, personalized restaurant marketing. You need it to go beyond one-size-fits-all offers to engaging diners in the highly relevant conversations and experiences they expect. In fact, identity resolution is one of the most critical parts of marketing—for restaurants and many other businesses.

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Third-party data isn’t dead

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There’s a myth in the marketplace of how “third-party data is dead,” especially given the significant changes in policies, privacy and compliance requirements. Some brands think third-party data leads to cost inefficiencies, but typically, these brands are leveraging data from an unknown, non-validated source resulting in poor data quality.

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The benefits an advanced TV strategy can bring to your marketing efforts

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With the positive results marketers are seeing with their advanced TV strategy, it comes as no surprise that more than 50% of marketers are likely to include Advanced TV in their advertising schedules. By the end of next year, connected TV spend is expected to reach $913M, up from $293M in 2016.

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Personalized marketing: How financial brands like Edward Jones and KeyBank get ahead

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Marketers across industries currently face an excess of options for personalization. Users expect to see the experiences they get with their favorite retail brands in their interactions with brands every sector—including financial services. This often leaves financial services marketers with a steep learning curve to create and manage the tech stack to deliver true 1:You personalization to their customers and prospects.

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