Cool temps take financial toll on retailers

It’s no wonder that retailers in many parts of the country are anxiously waiting for spring to finally settle in. The first quarter has been challenging for many retailers as winter has been slow to loosen its grip across much of the country, according to Planalytics, a Connected Partner. Learn more about how an extended […]

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How 3 retailers put planet Earth first

In this critical climate-focused Natural Products Expo West produced by New Hope Network, a Connected Partner, and session moderated by Lisa Spicka, associate director for the Sustainable Food Trade Association, learn what both the trade and three inspiring natural retailers have to share about their successes, failures and hopes for the future. Good news: It’s […]

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1 in 10 Canadians Plan on Buying Cryptocurrencies This Year, Survey Shows

Caddle, a Connected Partner, polled 10,000 Canadians earlier this year and found that 10 percent of participants plan on buying cryptocurrencies within six months. Read on to learn more about what stance Canadians took as it relates to cryptocurrencies. See full article here >>

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4 MOJO MOOTING PROBLEMS SHOPPER MARKETERS FACE TODAY

Do you feel like your reputation and value as a shopper marketer is continuously being questioned? You are not alone. Shopperations, a Connected Partner, surveyed many companies and identified four key issues that keep marketers from fulfilling their true potential. Read on to see what obstacles you should overcome to reclaim your mojo and your sanity. […]

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How badly did this weekend’s blizzard slam Twin Cities businesses?

Blizzards affect many types of businesses, but not all in the same way. For some, it’s a boon and for others, more of a bust. Learn about who come out as winners and losers, according to Planalytics, a Connected Partner. See full article here >>

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Abcomrents integrates Mediafly for marketing management

Abcomrents, a digital signage and IT provider for the rental and staging industry, has integrated MediaFly’s Selling Solution, a sales presentations and marketing management app, to manage and distribute marketing content. The company will also use MediaFly, a Connected Partner, to customize sales presentations, improve customer interactions and measure key performance parameter results. See full […]

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SHOPPER MARKETERS: SAY GOODBYE TO FINAL.FINAL.XLS

Industry veteran Olga Yurovski, with more than a decade of experience at Fortune 500 companies as a brand, product and shopper marketer, understands the frustrations of shopper marketers. Read on to learn more about these frustrations as outlined on article by Shopperations, a Connected Partner.

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5 pitch mistakes shopper marketing agencies make

Brands shell out millions of dollars on their shopper marketing agencies because they entrust they will provide top-notch service, meet all their expectations, find the company ways to streamline and save money, and increase profit and ROI. At the end of the day, your agency can talk the big talk, but if they can’t walk […]

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Walmart now price matching Amazon on 53% of products

According to the latest research by e-commerce analytics firm, Profitero, a Connected Partner, Amazon remains a price leader in several categories, with prices averaging 10% less than all other retailers. Read on to learn more about the intense price competition that is becoming more evident among major retailers. See full article here >>

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Amazon holds slim lead in online grocery pricing

Amazon is maintaining its lead in online grocery pricing but has Walmart hot on its tail, according to a new study by e-commerce specialist Profitero, a Connected Partner. Their latest “Price Wars: Grocery, Household & Beauty” report found that Walmart.com’s grocery prices average 1.8% more than those of Amazon. Read on to learn more about […]

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