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How Should Retailers “Connect” with College Students?

Retailers today recognize the enormous buying power of college students and very much want to gain their attention and patronage. But are retailers able to “connect” with college students through media channels which they most favor? As eMarketer puts it: … Continue reading

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The Value of Point-of-Sale Materials in a Digital Era

Although online shopping and social media continue to grow and transform the retailing experience, point-of-sale materials remain a critical factor for store-based retailers. Consider these observations from FESPA, a global federation of 37 national associations: “Point of Sale (POS), promotional, and … Continue reading

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