NEW YORK – A Home Depot executive at the 2013 MMA Forum said that mobile opens an array of opportunities for the company and is an effective way for consumers to shop its 400,000-plus product inventory.
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Video rental chain Blockbuster announced this week that it was shutting the doors on 300 big boxes in the United States. That is a whopping 35 percent of its footprint.
Although most retailers understand the importance of mobile and have started investigating ways to engage their customers, many have not used the medium to its full potential.
We have no solid way of knowing how our online campaigns – clicks – affected traditional offline purchase – bricks. Some argue that this is the start of the end for traditional retail.
Consumers are increasingly spending more time on mobile, using smartphones to gain product information, find stores and interact with the brand once in the door.
Unlike any other marketing tactic, mobile has the unique opportunity to severely disrupt the retail channel in the coming months.
NEW YORK – Here are some photos from the National Retail Federation’s 101st Annual Convention & Expo.
Mobile retail marketing is predicted to rake in $15 billion in 2012, a 50 percent growth from 2011, according to a study from Juniper Research.
Brand marketers and retailers compete for mind share. They woo their shoppers by price and brand affinity. These retailers segment shoppers into groups that have profiles, patterns and names.
Retailer Anthropologie is expanding its print catalog to digital platforms with an iPad application designed to increase brand awareness.