The retail industry has recently undergone a massive transformation when it comes to shopper marketing.
Fragrance marketing, in many ways, has the most abstract campaign potential because a featured scent is hard to capture with traditional and digital forms of advertising.
As the rubber hits the road for most retailers heading into the holiday season, some key decisions about mobile commerce are being kicked into the long grass for seeming want of clarity.
According to the old proverb, you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Does the same principle apply in a luxury retail setting? No, says a recent study that implies that the ruder the sales staff, the better the sales.
Every so often, I read an editorial or opinion piece that bemoans mobile technology’s takeover of our work-life “balance.” The popular belief is that smartphones are turning human beings into workaholics, 24/7 mobile addicts or both.
Online consignment has made it easier for consumers to resell their luxury goods, but with a flood of counterfeits, it can also make it harder to tell what is real and what is fake.
In the luxury category, finding a story to tell about the brand is not hard. What is harder, but worth doing, is the brand telling an archetypal story about the customer.
Mobile programmatic is a fundamental shift in how advertising has been done. The transition is very similar to what happened with digitalization of stock markets.
Most brand marketers today still believe that click-through rates are the best indication of user engagement and media quality measurement in mobile advertising. Not so.
In the late 1960s, Ford Motor Company’s advertising proclaimed that the automaker had “a better idea.” During Advertising Week in New York, the company admitted that its mobile learnings have come in large part from others.