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All about Game of Thrones, Pepsi, Walmart and the Consumer Electronic Show

All about Game of Thrones, Pepsi, Walmart and the Consumer Electronic Show

by on January 7, 2019

Breaking News in Advertising, Media and Technology.

All about Game of Thrones, Pepsi, Walmart and the Consumer Electronic Show.

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Webinar : “Revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter”

Webinar : “Revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter”

by on July 6, 2016

The Need for Speed – Global Retail Benchmarks Webinar.  Why the big slow down? Retail websites are heavier, slower, and more complex than ever before…when the public demands speed.

This webinar will be short and jam packed with insightful data that we’ve collected from more than 300 different retail sites for the past year.Presenter Dave Anderson, VP Marketing at Dynatrace, and resident data nerd, will even shamed his home country revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter.

Save your virtual seat and register now.

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Digital loyalty solution :  Zapper’s smart payment solution enables stores to instantly understand and reward shoppers

Digital loyalty solution : Zapper’s smart payment solution enables stores to instantly understand and reward shoppers

by on May 26, 2016

Zapper the fast growing, global data insights and mobile payment platform, has adapted its Pay-at-Counter solution, currently very successful in pre-pay hospitality environments, for convenience retail outlets in the UK.

This smart system allows customers a fast alternative to pay for their items and gain immediate digital rewards. Zapper also saves stores valuable time and resources, providing instant customer data.

With an incredibly simple, reliable and robust solution, already proven globally, Zapper enables shoppers to open the app, scan a unique QR code at till point to quickly pay then leave starred rate and review feedback, instantly visible to the retailer. QR codes, although having been around for many years, are acknowledged by many, even retail behemoths such as Walmart, Shell & Tesco have developed apps, also using QR codes. [more…]

Movers and Groovers : Industry vet John Nardone joins Flashtalking as CEO

by on April 9, 2015

Flashtalking, @flashtalking the leading global independent ad server and ad tech company, today announced the appointment of John Nardone as CEO.

Nardone joins the company during a period of significant growth, taking the helm to ensure continued momentum and Flashtalking’s competitive product innovation. He will be based in New York.

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Mr UK Retailer – do you measure operational metrics in key areas such as chat, email, phone support and shipping and returns?

by on January 31, 2015

StellaService Expands Operations To Collect Customer Service Data On UK-Based Retailers

StellaService @StellaService expands internationally for the first time, now offering UK businesses and consumers access to objective customer service performance data

StellaService, the only provider of objective customer service ratings and insights, today announced it has extended the reach of its data collection to measure the customer service and fulfillment performance of online retailers operating in the UK.

For more information visit www.stellaservice.com or follow StellaService on Twitter @StellaService

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BIG Data / The volume of business data worldwide, across all companies, doubles every 1.2 years, according to estimates

by on October 31, 2012

  • BIG Data is now firmly entrenched as a content section of theMarketingblog - Do you want your article loaded into this important new section? Send it to  Will Corry 01784 434 412 will@themarketingblog.co.uk
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    What does Tesco know about ebooks that the boys over the water don’t?

    by on September 13, 2012

    We at theMarketingblog were particularly interested in this 'fresh' story from the US. These guys are puzzled about the fact that two of the largest retailers on the planet decided to sit ebooks out? More to the point they ask why then is Tesco getting involved.

    News has broken that Tesco has acquired Mobcast .

    We want our customers to have the widest choice in digital entertainment. We are already one of the UK’s largest booksellers and Mobcast will help us offer even more choice for the large and growing number of customers who want to buy and enjoy books on their digital devices whenever and wherever they want. - Michael Comish, CEO Tesco Digital Entertainment

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    “Half of U.S. consumers (88.2 million) will use online coupons during 2012”

    by on July 7, 2012

    Coupon search engine ShopAtHome.com released its first Buy-havior Report, which tracks consumer search habits on the site.

    When consumers search for online coupons and savings, 62 percent searched for store-centric deals, 24 percent for product-specific coupons, while only 14 percent search specifically for brand name product discounts online.

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    Who are the largest internet retailers in the U.S.? (infographic)

    by on May 12, 2012

    It’s become practically mandatory that brands incorporate social media into their business strategy, causing retailers to compete for popularity in stores and on the Internet, too.

    Campalyst has provided this infographic, which covers the largest Internet retailers in the U.S., and their presence on the five key social networks: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest.

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