Retail Marketing Posts

Daily Dose of iQ: REVOLVE Clothing Offering Same-Day Delivery to Coachella Music Festival

The annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival is taking place in Indio, Calif. over the next two weekends (April 9-12 and 16-19) and the event is a place to see and be seen for young people from all over the world.

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The Lowdown on Dropship

If you’ve been following the moves of some of the big-box retailers lately you’ve likely noticed the race to offer faster, cheaper delivery options is on. While industry on-lookers have been cautious about the effects that shipping costs can have on a retailer’s bottom line versus the benefit of attracting consumers, it’s clear that these “shipping wars” between the likes of Amazon, Walmart, and Target are making it appear difficult for other retailers to compete.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Gap Struggling to Regain Its Iconic Reputation

Fast Company published a feature article yesterday (March 23) on Gap Inc. and the company's new CEO, Art Peck (pictured above).

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nike's New SNKRS App Combines Content Marketing with Social Selling

Mashable reported yesterday (Feb. 17) on "SNKRS," Nike's new mobile app directed at sneaker fanatics. "The app puts Nike's vast selection of shoes in the palm of your hand, mixing obsessive sneaker curation with ecommerce," wrote Mashable's Adario Strange.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Three Traits of the 'Changing Face' of Retail

Last fall, McCann's Karl Bates identified three ways consumer behavior is altering the retail industry.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Facebook Gets Retail Likes In New, Weird Ways

Yesterday, I came across a SmartInsights blog post about integrating social with omnichannel retail, which identified three unique Facebook integrations I'd never seen before.

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Top Retail Challenge: Inventory/Order Fulfillment

Cross-Channel Inventory Management Now Retail's Top Challenge

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Daily Dose of iQ: Facebook Tracks In-Store Shoppers to Push Them Targeted Ads

PC World reported today on new technology Facebook is using to track offline sales in order to serve targeted advertisements to its users.

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Amazon Launches 'Make An Offer' Feature, to Let Customers Negotiate

TechCrunch reported today on Amazon's new "Make An Offer" option, which seems like a neat way for consumers to get a bit of “wiggle room” on prices, while making it easier for vendors to make a sale.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Samsung Releases Gear VR, Only Works with Note 4

Mashable reported yesterday (Dec. 8) that Samsung has released its Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus, but the device only works in conjunction with the Galaxy Note 4 phablet.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Hootsuite, Twitter Explore New E-Commerce Plugins

A couple of news stories caught our attention today: Both were about social networks/platforms exploring ways to integrate e-commerce activity for users (and of course, for vendors).

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'Aussie Businesses Can Beat Amazon at the E-Commerce Game'

Last week (Nov. 12), GroupM's digital boss said "Amazon will crush Australia's e-commerce like an Anaconda."

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Daily Dose of iQ: 'Botlr' Survey Reveals Generation Gap Among Hotel Guests

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