Department Store

A department store is a retail establishment with a building open to the public which offers a wide range of consumer goods such as clothing, housewares, furniture and appliances. It typically offers a choice of multiple merchandise lines, at variable price points, in different product categories known as "departments," hence the name. Department stores usually sell products including clothing, furniture, home appliances, toys, cosmetics, gardening, toiletries, sporting goods, do it yourself, paint and hardware and additionally select other lines of products such as food, books, jewelry, electronics, stationery, photographic equipment and baby and pet needs.
Posts about Department Store
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    … for the 1900s, we know). In the past, you would have gone to your local shopkeeper whom you know personally. But now, there is this new age, fancy thing called a department store with cheaper prices and more selection. So you put on your top hat, board the urban elevated passenger railway line and visit your local department store. They have Snake Oil Face…

    Sarah Burns/ BoostBlog- 11 readers -
  • What You Didn’t Know About Geographic Targeting In Email

    …. With trigger-based email marketing, marketers can automate the deployment of email campaigns with pre-determined triggers on a regional or local basis to coincide with popular sporting, culture, weather or geography-specific events. For instance, during the New York City marathon, Starbucks could offer “buy one, get one” coffee drinks via email…

    Jason Warnock/ Marketing Landin EMail- 17 readers -
  • 4 Brands Using Holiday Pinterest Gift Ideas to Create Sales

    … of all the major social media networks, Pinterest users spend between $140 - $180 in the online check out as opposed to Facebook and Twitter users who spend around $60 - $80. To fuel the shopping machine, nearly 79% of department stores have Pinterest accounts and are running campaigns on the platform during 2014. Throughout the year, Pinterest has…

    Megan Biondi/ ROI Factor Blogin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Gilt Groupe Co-founder Tries Her Hand at On-Demand

    … us a marketplace. The way I think of the word marketplace is akin to eBay: a platform that matches supply and demand without much vetting. We do not do that. Everyone that we present to our clients is very much vetted and indoctrinated into what GlamSquad is and what we expect in a client experience. We’ve received over 1500 applications…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
  • 3 Lessons in Content Marketing From the Past

    … that excelled at content marketing without ever starting a blog or joining Twitter. Create Demand With Content Like Jell-O Although a ubiquitous dessert today, when Jell-O was first invented no one was quite sure what to do with it. After the patent for its sale and manufacture was passed around to multiple ambitious entrepreneurs it finally ended up…

    Brian Honigman/ Search Engine Journalin Content Twitter- 9 readers -
  • 5 Examples of Inspired Checkout Processes That Bring Results

    …’ behaves like a nitpicking ringmaster, making you jump through a million hoops till you can wave them goodbye. Now, a typical checkout process has six stages, which may be compressed or expanded based on the brand in question. So, what does a great checkout process make? Minimal steps? Short forms to fill up? Zero distractions? Smart upsells…

    Pratik Dholakiya/ Convince and Convert- 16 readers -
  • Bricks for Clicks? – Malls Become Data Centers

    … Sears to Data Centers so to speak. Venyu Solutions LLC is a data center operator taking advantage of this trend. They are deep into remodeling a former McRae’s department store in Jackson, Mississippi to house the cloud. hese large buildings are available driven by a nearly 6% average mall vacancy rate across the US. Strip malls are even higher…

    Daily Conversionsin Google Facebook- 4 readers -
  • Who Loves Monty the Penguin More? Facebook vs YouTube

    … another version on YouTube doesn’t appear to have helped the aquatic, flightless bird to “go viral.” Monty the Penguin: Going Viral Because of Advertising What is the hidden accelerator of views, but not shares? In a word: Advertising. John Lewis can buy “views.” But it can’t buy “shares.” Now, neither O’Reily nor I know what the company’s ad budget…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Social Facebook YouTube- 6 readers -
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