Fall Holiday Marketing

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Is it already time for Christmas in July? For some, yes. But if you’re not quite ready for the popular winter holiday, dial down the noise a bit and start developing your marketing strategy for the biggest fall holidays: Halloween and Thanksgiving.

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Gift and Toy Trends for the Holiday Season

Holiday GIfts

The 2014 holiday season rang up a healthy $616 billion in U.S. sales, according to Reuters, four percent higher than in the previous year, including both in-store and online sales.

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Loyalty Programs: Keeping Your Customers Close

Customer Loyalty

Your customers are your brand advocates, cheerleaders and stakeholders. They are your greatest asset, whether they shop year-round or just during the peak season or holiday season.

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Supplier Envy: Improving Retailer Supply Chains

Supplier Envy

Retailers have one job: get consumers what they need, when they need it. Sounds simple, right? In reality, retailers have to satisfy consumer demands while simultaneously keeping costs down and growing profits.

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Make Your Shipping as Painless as Possible This Holiday Season

Holiday Shipping

The holiday season is busy enough without having to worry about shipping all your business orders. But don’t fret—we have some tips below to help you stay on top of holiday shipping this year:

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Why Retailers Are Sold On Name Tags

Name Tags

Retailers understand the importance of branding and promoting an image for their stores. Most retailers spend time and money promoting their image, a concept that includes everything from designing logos to running ad campaigns, to producing shopping bags.

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ShopKeep $500,000 Holiday Giveaway

ShopKeep.com is tacking on an extra month onto their “Race to 1 Million” promotion, giving away an additional $500k worth of product to help businesses prepare for the holiday season.

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5 Steps to Promote Your Holiday Open House

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Hosting a Holiday Open House is one of the most exciting ways to draw shoppers into your store, both for you and your guests. The experience helps to create and nurture valuable relationships between your business and the people in your community.

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Plan Ahead: Holiday Ecommerce Strategies

Plan Ahead: Holiday Ecommerce Strategies

While sunscreen and sand are at top of mind for most folks this time of year, online business owners should already be thinking of the holiday shopping season. Creating promotions and programs that increase a few key metrics for your business are important to consider now for a successful holiday shopping season. To achieve super holiday sales, following are several ecommerce elements to consider.

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Retailers Roll Out After-Christmas Deals

Retailers roll out after holiday sales

Retailers are hoping for a huge after-Christmas surge, reports USA Today. Some online sales, including at Target.com and Kohls.com, started on Christmas Day, and many, including Wal-Mart and Kohl’s stores, opened on Thursday by 5 a.m. The National Retail Federation still expects 2013 holiday sales to increase by 3.9 percent over last year. Among Thursday’s […]