Topic Personalization

“The Rehearsal” and Epsilon’s approach to personalization

“the-rehearsal” and-epsilon’s-approach-to-personalization

Nathan Fielder’s critically acclaimed HBO show, “The Rehearsal,” has been met with overall positive reviews albeit some confusion as viewers struggle to deconstruct the part social experiment, part comedic genius, part manipulative jerk narrative that has created quite the discourse. Some have even dubbed it a comedic Rorschach test—more commonly known as the inkblot test.  The Nathan Fielder method, unveiled in Episode 4 of the

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Gen Z consumers crave connection

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A survey published by Vogue Business illustrates how Gen Z shoppers are not as brand loyal as their Millennial predecessors. Gen Z consumers crave a deeper connection to their brands and will often opt for independent and micro-brands that are aligned with their personal ethos. Gen Z is a large and influential generation that aims to stay on top of and push cultural change, but

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No cookies this holiday season—how retailers can succeed without them

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Retail marketers have contended with numerous roadblocks in recent months. Just as eCommerce skyrocketed in the wake of COVID-19, third-party identifiers (3PIDs) like cookies and Apple’s IDFA began deprecating. The effect made it more difficult for marketers to reach targeted consumers, as well as to confirm when—or if—an engagement was achieved for subsequent measurement and insights.

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Your new favorite recipe—4 steps to real-time personalization

your-new-favorite-recipe—4-steps-to-real-time-personalization

Have you ever baked something by following a recipe—maybe a layered blondie cheesecake jar from renowned DTC bakery, Blondery, or even Grandma’s chocolate chip cookies? What happens when you don’t have all of the ingredients and their measurements? Or a bowl and mixer to transform those ingredients into the finished goodies?

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Digital marketing bolstered Idahoan’s Foods’ ability to meet demand throughout the pandemic

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Some CPG brands found themselves with the long end of the stick in 2020 (if there was a long end to be had). Makers of canned tomatoes and toilet paper, for example, were dealing with stock-outs rather than disappearing demand. And shelf-stable packaged potatoes were one of these hot-ticket items.

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The future of B2B marketing: 2020 strategies that will stick

the-future-of-b2b-marketing:-2020-strategies-that-will-stick

The B2B industry saw a bit of a reckoning in 2020. The industry that historically focused on product attributes and lead attribution was forced to reset during a year full of crises. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated new marketing trends, and traditional means of engaging, selling to, retaining customers became further outdated.

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What does the next wave of retail media look like?

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Retail media has really grown up. An eMarketer report showed that ecommerce site advertising grew 38% YOY in 2020—totaling more than $17 billion. Retail media is a true win-win opportunity for smart retailers looking for a high-growth revenue stream and a path for brands to access their first-party audiences.

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What does the next wave of retail media look like?

what-does-the-next-wave-of-retail-media-look-like?

Retail media has really grown up. An eMarketer report showed that ecommerce site advertising grew 38% YOY in 2020—totaling more than $17 billion. Retail media is a true win-win opportunity for smart retailers looking for a high-growth revenue stream and a path for brands to access their first-party audiences.

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The road ahead for bleisure marketing: Engaging remote workers

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Not so long ago, "bleisure"—a term coined about a decade ago to describe the combining of business and leisure travel—was hot. Travel marketers everywhere were talking about the trend, and for good reason: Cheaper airfare, increasingly distributed workforces and an era of strong economic performance led to steady growth in business travel spending. Bleisure used to be an easy way to "add on" to a…

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The road ahead for bleisure marketing: Engaging remote workers

the-road-ahead-for-bleisure-marketing:-engaging-remote-workers

Not so long ago, "bleisure"—a term coined about a decade ago to describe the combining of business and leisure travel—was hot. Travel marketers everywhere were talking about the trend, and for good reason: Cheaper airfare, increasingly distributed workforces and an era of strong economic performance led to steady growth in business travel spending. Bleisure used to be an easy way to "add on" to a…

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With Google’s announcement on alternative identifiers, first-party data remains king

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Last week, Google published a blog post detailing their position on leveraging alternative user-level identifiers once third-party cookies are deprecated, noting their consumer privacy concerns and how such an identifier would be used in their proprietary advertising technology platforms. The biggest takeaway from the announcement is that Google does not intend to directly use alternative user-level identifiers that track individuals across sites within the company’s…

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With Google’s announcement on alternative identifiers, first-party data remains king

with-google’s-announcement-on-alternative-identifiers,-first-party-data-remains-king

Last week, Google published a blog post detailing their position on leveraging alternative user-level identifiers once third-party cookies are deprecated, noting their consumer privacy concerns and how such an identifier would be used in their proprietary advertising technology platforms. The biggest takeaway from the announcement is that Google does not intend to directly use alternative user-level identifiers that track individuals across sites within the company’s…

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