Monthly Archives: July 2010

When I got a “Cyber Monday” email this past Monday (yes, July 26), I knew that our timing was good for this week’s “Christmas in July: Holiday Planning & Strategy” Webinar.  Following the release last week of’s annual Holiday Strategy & Planning Guide, this Webinar featured three terrific retailer panelists who shared their experience [...]

Posted in: | Holidays | Marketing | Mobile | Research | Social Media
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We were pretty amazed to hear in a March Webinar that, in a recent year, fully 20% of eBags’ site sales were transacted using alternate forms of payment (i.e. not credit or debit cards). Talk about acquisition and conversion potential — given the right placement within the site, great marketing, and a fair bit [...]

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Every July, I am reminded how busy this time of year is for retailers – it’s the season of July sales, planning for the upcoming holiday season, launching fall merchandise, and, in tandem with the last, kicking off back to school.  The heat outside appears to be driving many US consumers into well air-conditioned malls, which might help [...]

Posted in: | Merchandising | Research

Innovation stems from good old fashioned commitment to exemplary customer experience. This and other learnings from the Merchandise Summit in July.

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A New Journey

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Over my 11 plus years with NRF and, I’ve had the opportunity to develop relationships with so many amazing and inspiring people in this great industry.  The decision to leave and join an internet start-up is bittersweet. As anyone who leaves a great job for a new opportunity can attest, this new adventure [...]

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