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75% of US retailers believe that developing a more engaging in-store customer experience is going to be critical to their business in the next 5 years, according to a Motorola Solutions survey released in June 2012.Read More
Flash sale retailers capture an additional 385% of the amount a customer spends in their first 30 days during the remainder of their first year as a customer, according to a report released in June 2012 by RJMetrics.Read More
Amazon was the preferred online destination for beauty and personal care products for a plurality of buyers, but Sephora.com was not far behind, with a respectable 18% share. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this postRead More
Fully 96% of online buyers shopping for personal care and beauty products said the ability to find a specific product was their topmost desire from an online retailer, followed closely by free shipping (93%), finding a favored brand (92%) and then best price (90%). Interestingly, online buyers indicated that receiving free samples and reading product…Read More
Online consumers spent 33% to 45% of their monthly beauty and personal care budgets online, according to a March 2012 survey of online buyers in North America conducted by A.T. Kearney. Shoppers are using both etailers and brick-and-mortar stores to purchase these types of consumer packaged goods, meaning that brands need to step up multichannel…Read More
via emarketer.com Of this growing population of tablet owners, more than half reported shopping on their tablets at least once per week and 12% shopped daily, according to data released by rich media marketing platform provider Zmags in January 2012. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this postRead More
via marketingcharts.com When asked about the digital marketing channels having the greatest impact on their businesses, 58% of senior executives working for large retailers point to social media, per KPMG survey results [pdf] released in June 2012. Interestingly, this puts social media’s impact on par with online shopping, which was cited by 59% of the…Read More