Showrooming

  • For Brick and Mortar to Beat Ecommerce, It Takes Mind, Body, and Spirit

    … of the door to buy it at a lower cost online — a phenomenon called the “Showrooming Effect.” Big box stores and malls that feel soullessly cookie-cutter and interchangeable don’t do enough to reward consumers who pull away from their devices and show up. In order to make shopping feel more worthwhile, stores need to evoke a sense of place, culture…

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  • 5 Retail Trends for 2015 Every Marketer Should Know

    … Two-thirds of consumers now shop across devices, making multi-touch attribution and omnichannel marketing key to every retail marketers’ strategy. There’s no longer a distinct line between online digital marketing and offline sales. Consumers are now regularly webrooming – shopping online and picking up at a local retail outlet – and showrooming…

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  • Beacons to Shine a Light on Consumers’ Murky Path to Purchase

    … lie in executing effective marketing campaigns that utilize in-store technology). Finally, as Estimote‘s Steve Cheney told us back in September, beacons are a key piece for solving the attribution challenge in an omnichannel purchase path. “The online world that we’re used to has tons of available information,” he said, “but the physical world…

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  • #SFSNYC VIDEO: Smartphones Will Make the Connected Store a Reality

    … of retail panel at last month’s Street Fight Summit led by Storyline Development principal Evan Neufeld and featuring Gwen Morrison, co-CEO of The Store, the retail practice of global advertising giant WPP, and Steve Cheney, co-founder and SVP at Estimote, a company offering beacons and stickers compatible with both Apple’s iBeacon and Google’s…

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  • 7 Tactics to Increase Your Holiday Shopping Sales

    … of the shipping? How about offering a discount to customers who want to pick up their purchase at your store? Offer a promotion via social media that entices your community to subscribe via email so you can push offers throughout the season. Now that you have those emails, schedule out an offer a day throughout the holiday season. Take advantage…

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  • Are You Meeting Consumer Shopping Expectations This Year?

    … When should you start holiday promotions? Are you planning deal campaigns online? Are you optimizing your site so online consumers can easily find gift ideas? What are you doing to entice shoppers that are showrooming to make a purchase right there on the spot? Do you have enough product information available on your site? Is your online showroom…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 7 readers -
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