There is no denying mobile’s dominance. comScore found that the average American adult spends 2 hours, 51 minutes on their smartphones every day.
Amazon's 30 hour sale has ended, and while the online retailer doesn't release sales data, it did release a statement saying yesterday was its biggest shopping event in its history, even bigger than 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday results.
Consumers who engage in more than one channel are typically a brand’s most valuable customer. And Listrak’s Mobile Marketing Solution is designed to engage your audience on their favorite – and sometimes only – device.
Cross-device identification lets you collect customer browse and purchase data across multiple devices, and then use that data to personalize cross-channel campaigns.
On-site conversation rates can be broken down into two parts: product-to-cart and cart-to-checkout. Industry averages tell us that product-to-cart conversion rates average 8.7% while cart-to-checkout averages 25-30%. Overall site conversion rates average 2.5%.
Programmatic marketing delivers on the promise of engaging site visitors on an individual level after they browse your site. This greatly expands your marketing reach as the messages don’t depend on email addresses or mobile numbers.
The NRF reported that overall holiday sales increased 3% to $626.1 billion last year and non-store holiday sales grew 9% to $105 billion. Even though about 83% of holiday revenue still comes from brick-and-mortar retail locations, there is no mistaking that digital sales from eCommerce sites and mobile devices are continuing to gain market share.
Retail marketers have tons of customer data. They know what products shoppers are viewing onsite, their sizes and styles, their favorite colors. They know when emails are opened, what device they’re on, what engages them. So why are they still sending the same email to everyone on their lists?
Producing our annual shopping cart abandonment study, where we look at the shopping cart abandonment practices of retailers in the Internet Retailer Top 500 and Second 500 guides gives us the opportunity to study other aspects of leading retailers’ digital marketing efforts, as well. With personalization being one of the most prevalently discussed topics by retailers, one of those additional areas we took a look at for our most recent study was use of recommendations both on-site and in email.
On the customer acquisition webinar, account directors Cherrill Hartman and Paul Corey discussed the importance of perfect partnerships and how a well-planned co-branded sweepstakes can greatly increase your email list size in a matter of weeks.
We hosted the first of our two Customer Connections events in New York this week. It was filled with new ideas, best practices and strategies that will help retailers create a seamless shopping experience for their customers across multiple channels.
At Listrak, we believe in helping you beat your industry benchmarks. And you do that by carefully monitoring your results to first set your own benchmarks and then by split-testing everything to optimize campaigns for performance.
We're hours away from winter storm Jonas and, unfortunately, we're right in the middle of it with an expected two feet of snow coming our way. And while I wait for the snow to start piling up, I've noticed weather-related emails piling up in my inbox.
While we anxiously await the final holiday revenue numbers to be calculated, there are a few things we already know regarding the way customers shopped. And these holiday shopping trends tell us a lot about the ways customers will continue to interact and buy from retailers in 2016.
It’s an exciting time to be a retailer! With eCommerce retailers opening stores, stores becoming more digital and the Internet of Things moving from concept to reality, the path to purchase has drastically changed.