Tag Archives: marketing

Three Shopping Center Videos

Take a look at how three shopping locations are marketing themselves to potential retail tenants (and, sometimes, to customers).   (Videos from Business Insider)  

Posted in Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 4: Store Location Planning, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hofstra Marketing Highly Ranked for 2017

The Marketing Faculty in the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University is proud that our programs are included in TWO new 2017 rankings by College Choice, which “is an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families … Continue reading

Posted in Career Useful Information, Careers in Retailing, Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

McDonald’s 20-Year Marketing Timeline

McDonald’s is one of the leading advertisers in the world,  spending about $2.5 BILLION globally each year (with more than half of that amount in the United States). As such, it is very demanding. According to Advertising Age: “McDonald’s is … Continue reading

Posted in Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Free Marketing Tools from Credit Card Companies

Click on the image below to see some of the many marketing resources that American Express offers to the retailers that accept an American Express card.   Click on the image below to see some of the many marketing resources … Continue reading

Posted in Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Zarb Students Do Well in the 2015 Collegiate Effies’ Target Challenge

Under the supervision of Dr. Songpol Kulviwat, one of the Hofstra University, Zarb of School of Business student teams earned semi-finalist status in the ©2015 Collegiate Effie Awards Target Brand Challenge: “Congratulations on your entry, ‘Perfect Spot,’ being selected as … Continue reading

Posted in Careers in Retailing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Clever Uses of Instagram

Instagram is a rapidly growing social media site, particularly among younger people: It “is a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your mobile phone, then choose a … Continue reading

Posted in Online Retailing, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Social Media and Retailing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What Do You Think About This New Chipotle Campaign?

Chipotle has just introduced a new marketing campaign (“The Scarecrow from Chipotle”), complete with the video below and a related game (available here): “Join Chipotle and the Scarecrow on a journey to bring real food back to the people. Play … Continue reading

Posted in Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer, Social Media and Retailing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments