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Ryan Cliffe

How Does Shopper Marketing Help Retail Brands Stand Out?

In a world oversaturated with advertisements, shopper marketing can help you stand out from the competition and leave a lasting impression on the consumers who buy your products. When used correctly, this retail marketing strategy puts the shopper first, creating enjoyable shopping experiences that nudge people towards your brand online and in-store.  Let’s look at...
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Why Retail Sampling Still Works in a Digital World

Product sampling is not a new concept; the idea of giving away free items to boost brand awareness may be old, but it’s still an effective shopper marketing tactic.  Today, you can still walk into grocery stores and usually find at least one opportunity for a free sample somewhere. The reason is simple: Shoppers who...
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Examining the 2022 Retail Forecast and Its Impact on 2023 Strategies

What will the retail landscape look like in 2023? This is a question that many business owners are asking as we pass the halfway mark of 2022 and cruise toward the new year. While the answer is not easy to determine as economies and politics play a growing role, there are a few key retail...
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6 Proven Ways to Improve a Brand Experience

If a brand is a glimpse into who you are as a company, your brand experience is how your customers interact with it. Typically, a brand experience is first encountered as a digital experience or virtual experience designed to highlight your brand in engaging, innovative ways that drives interest towards your product and ultimately creates...
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How to Create a Brand Story that Connects with Your Audience

Everyone loves storytime. Stories excite us, enrage us, enthrall us, encourage us – the list goes on. Through stories, humans learn to empathize with others and develop shared experiences.  Interestingly, this desire to connect with stories can prove to be a considerable advantage with your creative marketing efforts as well. In fact, digital marketing experts...
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How a Digital Experience Makes Your Retail Brand Stand Out

An easy way to ensure your brand stands out is to create an intuitive, optimized online experience. You want everything from the content to the ordering process to be simple yet unique. Most consumer journeys begin online, and it’s your job to ensure that part of your branding strategy includes an unforgettable digital experience. What...
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Cause Marketing Trends for Retail Brands in 2021

It goes without saying that retail (like everyone else) has experienced drastic change over the last year. We had to find unique ways to do business – to engage shoppers – to find purpose. Innovation was critical to success for most organizations as they found creative ways to disrupt their normal and create a new...
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Retail Online Advertising Connects Digital & In-Store Shopping

As ecommerce shopping trends continue to rise, trade marketers and retailers are tasked with delivering a positive growth to the bottom line or risk falling behind the competition. Even before the pandemic, brick-and-mortar stores were starting to lose favor as a shopping option for customers. In 2020, Amazon’s shares have increased by 50%, mostly due...
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Scale Your Retail Brand with Consumer Promotions

At its heart, scaling your retail brand means growing your customer base.  We’ve covered this before in our shopping marketing strategy guide, but the issue that most brands face is that the traditional framework being used for retail has little impact on actually helping you establish relevance with your customers. Short-term sales might be boosted...
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The Personalized, Omnichannel Retail Approach to Shopper Marketing

Many CPG brands adopt shopper marketing strategies that focus on the in-store marketing side of the consumer journey. However, brands can be doing a lot more to influence the behavior of shoppers beyond displays, promotions and packaging. To be clear, shopper marketing is not exactly the same as consumer marketing, even though there are overlaps....
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