Tag Archives: digital

Digitizing the Retail Supply Chain

In the search for both cost efficiency and maximizing the customer experience, retailers are turning more to digital tools. And their supply chain partners are a key part of this process. Today, we look at several videos showing digitization in … Continue reading

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Better Understanding the Consumer’s Path to Purchase

We know that consumers shop differently for various goods and services. But we can always learn more. Millward Brown Digital recently produced a report entitled “Demystifying the Consumer Journey?” A free download is available with a simple login. The chart … Continue reading

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Retailing Leads U.S. Industries in Digital Ad Spending

Are you surprised by the title of this post? Or, is it something to which you were already aware? According to eMarketer: “U.S. retail industry ad spending on paid digital media will reach $12.91 billion in 2015 and grow to … Continue reading

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Fitting Rooms Go Digital

As we have reported before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3), many retailers have hopped on the digital revolution. Now, we are even seeing digital fitting rooms. Niki Blasina reports for the Wall Street Journal that some retailers are deploying “video … Continue reading

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Retail Banks Doing Better at Digital

Many retail banks have adopted digital tools to enhance their level of customer service. They are often quite effective in these efforts. As Cognizant observes: “To compete effectively, banks must fully adopt digital technologies to enhance customer experience, by providing … Continue reading

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The Digital Collaboration Playbook of 13 Retail Leaders

The latest issue of Shopper Marketing includes the “Shopper Marketing Digital Collaboration Playbook.” This is the Path to Purchase Institute’s: “first attempt to catalog the numerous ways that top retailers are using new tools to communicate with shoppers along the … Continue reading

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The State of Digital and Personalization in Retailing

Conversant recently conducted a study involving retail marketing executives: “The digital opportunities and challenges covered in the study varied from the current role that digital plays in marketing programs to the burgeoning interest and importance of personalized one-to-one marketing. For the retailer, this … Continue reading

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