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How Retailers Can Use Click-And-Collect to Bolster Long-Term Business Growth

This year’s holiday season left consumers in a crunch with six less shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With added pressure to meet record Sales goals and deliver on increasing customer demand, retailers are increasingly turning to click-and-collect, or BOPIS (buy online pick-up in-store), to provide a more convenient shopping experience. With brick-and-mortar retail Sales slumping in recent years and thousands of stores closing in 2019 alone, many trends have indicated that shopping online and picking up…

Three Reasons to Start Planning Your Christmas Marketing Campaign Now

For many retailers, the upcoming festive season is the most lucrative time in their Marketing calendars. Not only are consumers busy shopping for Christmas gifts and decorations, but they’re snapping up bargains on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Coming to the end of the year, the Marketing stakes are high. With its growing user base of engaged fans and convenient E-Commerce conversion features, Instagram has become an essential part of the Marketing mix. Yet many brands will miss out on maximizing their return on…

‘Tis the Season to Be Personal

It may feel like we have only just said goodbye to summer, but for marketers, we’re already counting down to Christmas (less than 100 sleeps to go)!  Not only is it the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ but for brands and marketers, it’s also the most competitive. While most marketers will have already written their strategy list, for those needing to get a ‘jolly’ good move on, there is still time. Last year, the average consumer spent an eye-watering average of £821.25 on gifts over the festive period, and £4.6bn was…

Don’t Be Late for the Party: Holiday Planning Starts Now!

With the kids back in school and summer behind us, it can only mean one thing—time to start planning for the holidays! “Wait! But the leaves only just started to change?” you might be thinking. I know, it seems early. But an early start can mean the difference between using the same-old, ho-ho-ho-hum specials and décor from last year and developing a truly unique and differentiated experience that surprises and delights customers—and keeps them coming back long after the holidays are over. A well-planned holiday event…