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Category: Retail

The Future of Retail: Mass Personalization in an Omni-Channel World

Jun 04, 2014 by

Let’s imagine we’re on our way to a supermarket, to do our weekly grocery shop. We have a list and we know what we want. But there’s something unusual about this supermarket. We walk in and – puff! – like magic, the supermarket aisle transforms around us. Suddenly, everything on our list is right in

Retail Email Trends: Australasia Vol. I

May 14, 2014 by

This is the first of many posts that we’ll be writing on the email marketing habits of top Australasian retailers. The aim is to identify key trends and areas for improvement, and to provide you with regular email inspiration and commentary in general. We’ll hopefully be rolling out something similar for other regions of the

Do “Likes” Convert to Retail Sales?

Nov 25, 2013 by

Social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are the new darlings of the marketing world – but how does a social audience really translate in terms of sales? Marketing gurus have been quick to alert us all to the seemingly limitless possibilities of creating Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other accounts for our businesses, stressing

Email Marketing – Retail’s New Digital Sales Assistant

Nov 08, 2013 by

In my experience working with hundreds of retail marketing managers and owners, there seems to be persistent reservations about moving sales from bricks-and-mortar stores to online, and generally the hesitation is centered around not wanting to lose the customer experience and personal touch associated with a brand. However, the reality is that consumers are looking

Making the Case for Cart Abandon Programs

Nov 07, 2013 by

A colleague of mine here at Lyris recently published a blog about browse abandon email programs and why marketers should set one up. I’d like to pick up where he left off – just as powerful as the browse abandonment program is a cart abandonment program. A cart abandonment program is an automated email triggered