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5 Symptoms of an Unhealthy Retention Marketing Stack

Posted by Abi Davies and Hannah Stacey 3 May 18

towering ecommerce marketing stackAccording to a recent CNBC article, the amount of retail space closing this year is on track to “break a record”.

This is hardly surprising: competition in the retail industry has never been so tough—as many well-known brands (young and old) fail to survive, new ecommerce names seem to keep popping up left, right and centre.

It is in this uncertain climate that retail marketers across the globe are rapidly shifting their attention away from quick wins and short-lived revenue spikes to the far more important issue of customer retention.

But, in 2018, just how easy is it to win (and maintain) customers’ loyalty?

As technology evolves, so customer expectations rocket—what was once considered novel is now commonplace. Consequently, retailers are having to do much more to stand out from the crowd and connect with shoppers in a more meaningful way.

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Topics: retention marketing, customer loyalty, GDPR and ecommerce marketing, ecommerce marketing advice, retail marketing guide, retention marketing strategies, improving customer retention rate

7 Fang-tastic Emails We Received From Retailers This Halloween

Posted by Abi Davies and Hannah Stacey 2 Nov 17

Ah, Halloween! For some, an opportunity to dress up as this year's biggest Netflix sensation, or raid Poundland for all the spooky paraphernalia you can get your hands on to deck out your house. For others, a time to cower at home with all the lights off to avoid pesky trick-or-treaters.

For marketers, however, the 31st October is a magical time to break the brand rules and have some fun—especially if (like us) you have a penchant for puns. 

And so, in the spirit of Halloween, here are seven great emails that stood out in our inboxes this 31st October. 

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Topics: Halloween marketing ideas, Halloween newsletter templates, Ecommerce email marketing

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