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Sales Funnel
Pass the 'Who Cares?' Test with Consumers

The “Who Cares” Test

In the competitive world of CPG retail, answering one question can help you stand apart: Does it pass the “Who Cares”  Test? With an almost endless array of options available at their fingertips, why should consumers consider your brand over another? If your initial reaction is to quote the features of your product (i.e., all...
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Grocery Shopping Ideas

How to Get Your Product Off the Shelf

Cost-Effective Strategies Designed to Move More Product at Retail Good news! Your product is finally in the store, on the shelves, and looking good. You’ve overcome some major hurdles to ensure it makes an impact. Unfortunately, your product can’t do all the talking for you, even if it is amazing (we believe you). You still...
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Interview with a Category Manager

Retail Marketing 101: An Interview with a Category Manager

While you’re hard at work trying to check people off of your holiday gift list, retailers are hard at work trying to engage you in-store. How do they do it? We recently interviewed a category manager with over 40 years of experience in retail merchandising and promotions for some industry insights. How to Motivate Consumer...
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Make your content count; social media contests

Get Social: The 3 Social Media Contests Your Brand Should Try

Social Media is typically a grapple for attention with your audience, whether they be your friends, family or customers. And as brands step over the tripwires of politics, fake news and unsolicited food pics, one strategy tends to cut through the clutter and engage the base: contests. Brands who do contest marketing effectively know that...
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Sell More CPG Products on Amazon

How to Sell More CPG Products on Amazon

Selling consumer packaged goods on Amazon is a smart path to grow your brand based on the state of retail today. But are you doing it effectively? This guide shares useful tips and tricks to ensure you’re set up for success to sell more of your CPG brand products on Amazon and get the most...
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2021 Retail Marketing Budget Planning

2021 Retail Marketing Budget Planning

It’s Time to Invest in Digital! It’s that season again – where leaves are falling and budgets are calling.  Yes, as you prepare your retail marketing budget for the upcoming year and plan for a successful 2021 shopper marketing strategy, it’s essential to invest in digital. Digital marketing has proven the best way to improve...
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Why the Customer Experience Matters

Turn a Negative Customer Experience into a Positive One

Why the Customer Experience matters so much to your business: “We are currently experiencing a heavy volume of calls. Please stay on the line as we reroute an obscene amount of calls to the inappropriate department, leaving most of you on hold even longer than you were initially, and, more often than not, just disconnecting...
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pop-aisle; consumer promotions

3 Keys to an Effective Consumer Promotion

When Cliffedge first started in 2001, driving incremental sales through a consumer promotion was pretty straightforward. All you needed was a shelf-talker, an entry pad, a giveaway, a radio buy, and voilà, incremental sales! Fast-forward to today; however, and things have changed. A lot. The number of touchpoints and purchase options available to consumers has...
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Databasing 101

Databasing 101

Learn the basics and best practices of databasing, including how your database functions as a valuable tool to help you communicate directly with customers and drive sales growth. Social media. You know that’s the hot trend. You’ve got videos. You’ve got a decent following. You may even have a college kid from some stellar agency...
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Holiday Shopping Online

4 Ways to Drive Online Sales this Holiday Season

Drive online sales this holiday season. Inspire consumer action and deliver results with an aggressive digital sales strategy. Small-to-midsize food and beverage brands experience an amplified amount of competition surrounding the holiday season. Consumers, inundated with seemingly never-ending Black Friday shopping deals, turn to the most appealing prices and appetizing promotions. Positioning your brand at...
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