2018 Holiday Retail Outlook

2018 Holiday Retail Outlook

Reach more customers this holiday season and build lasting loyalty all year!

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Alliance Data Systems, Inc.


Self-Service Kiosks that Bring You Business Not Make You Busier

Self-Service Kiosks that Bring You Business Not Make You Busier

Take a quick look at a variety of interactive self-service kiosks by Qwick Media and empower your business with solutions that generate business.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Qwick Media, Inc.


Defining Loyalty for Your Brand: Tips for Building the Foundation of Loyalty

Defining Loyalty for Your Brand: Tips for Building the Foundation of Loyalty

Customers are loyal to brands because of the value they create. Learn how to build better relationships with Synchrony insights.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Synchrony


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Maximize retail sales by avoiding back-to-school syndrome

Maximize retail sales by avoiding back-to-school syndrome

John Larson, senior partner at John Larson & Company, shares how retailers can "play it smart" and take advantage of the back-to-school shopping season while minimizing any adverse impact on frequent, loyal customers.

Why retailers must be an authentic, trustworthy organization

Why retailers must be an authentic, trustworthy organization

Blogger Chip Bell offers up insight on why a retailer must become a trusted organization that treats customers like valued neighbors and finds ways to do unexpected favors for customers.

Amazon Prime Day boosts overall online sales, retail activity

Amazon Prime Day boosts overall online sales, retail activity

Even if competing retailers don’t hold special sales on Amazon's Prime Day, increased consumer activity is likely helping the bottom line for any and all online retailers.

Catch the highlights from ICX Summit

Catch the highlights from ICX Summit

If you didn't get a chance to attend the recent the Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit held this past June in Dallas you can get a deep look at the exciting technology and insight shared during the three-day event.




How Do Millennials Want to Engage with Loyalty Programs?

How Do Millennials Want to Engage with Loyalty Programs?

We recently launched CodeBroker’s Mobile Loyalty Survey. The report, based on research with 1,300 loyalty program members, has received a great deal of interest from mobile marketing professionals.

Kohl's launches rewards program, combining 3 elements: What shoppers can expect

Kohl's launches rewards program, combining 3 elements: What shoppers can expect

Blogger Bryan Pearson got the scoop on Kohl's new loyalty initiative that trades points for cash and combines elements of its credit card, sales events and Yes2You Rewards.

Ulta Beauty tackles retail change by embracing change

Ulta Beauty tackles retail change by embracing change

Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon says the world continues to have a need for human connection and inspiration within the retail environment and that her company relishes the opportunity to meet consumers' expanding and growing needs.

Why the best retail omnichannel experience is an invisible one

Why the best retail omnichannel experience is an invisible one

Joe Rabah, managing director for EMEA, RMG Networks, explains that while customers expect consistent brand interactions across all channels some companies have no cross-channel strategy in place and that needs to change.

Macy's revival means plenty in store for Star Reward members

Macy's revival means plenty in store for Star Reward members

Bryan Pearson believes credit for a Macy's recovery will likely go to a combination of strategic practices.

Lowe's, Poshmark are improving customer experience via digital innovation

Lowe's, Poshmark are improving customer experience via digital innovation

Retailers that engage customers using today's highly sophisticated digital and mobile tools are finding that these initiatives deliver greater customer satisfaction, loyalty and sales.

Using data to break discount dependency and nurture loyalty

Using data to break discount dependency and nurture loyalty

James Glover, co-founder and CEO, Coherent Path, explains why retailers have to stop nurturing the wrong type of customer – the deal-hungry and disloyal –and instead prioritize the long-term customer.

Google expands retail shopping program with a universal cart, personalization focus

Google expands retail shopping program with a universal cart, personalization focus

Industry watchers say the retail service effort is a direct shot at Amazon and its dominance as the destination in consumer product search and discovery.

Driving customer loyalty in e-commerce

Driving customer loyalty in e-commerce

Brian Rigney, CEO, Zmags, offers up a few ways retailers can boost engagement and overall revenue growth.

Amazon Go disrupts, re-invents, elevates the customer experience

Amazon Go disrupts, re-invents, elevates the customer experience

Amazon's supermarket, which boasts a cashier-less checkout, is open to the masses after a year in beta with Seattle-based company employees. Industry pundits, not surprisingly, have a lot to say about the public launch.

4 ways retailers can get a head start on the next holiday season

4 ways retailers can get a head start on the next holiday season

Michael Lazzaro, vice president of Clover Growth, First Data, offers up tips for small retailers to get a jump on next year's holiday season. It's not too early.

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It's no longer enough to offer great products at fair prices. Retailers today must know their customer, and give them exactly what they want, when they want it.

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