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Monday, March 27, 2017

Research reveals extent of secondary revenue generation among UK retailers

Retailers are exploring secondary revenue options to boost profitability and combat low margins, according to new research from the British Retail Consortium and Webloyalty. >>

Monday, March 27, 2017

Report: Bot attempting to steal gift cards

Hackers aren't only going after actual bank accounts any longer. Distil Networks has identified a bot that is going after the gift card balances that consumers have with retailers. >>

Monday, March 27, 2017

Ad Roundup: Analysis basis for releases, expansions

In today's advertising roundup, a business expansion, a partnership, and an analytics tool lauch - all focused on data. >>

Monday, March 27, 2017

Trends to watch for video in 2017

New video formats are set to offer brands more options to connect. Still, brands need to consider those options carefully, before diving into a new campaign. >>

Monday, March 27, 2017

78% of over-55s uncomfortable with concept of stores run by robots

New research from Mindtree reveals that more men than women look forward to the day when in-store shopping is run by robots and other automated store systems. >>

Friday, March 24, 2017

Top 3 tips to improve travel loyalty programs

Upgrading loyalty or rewards programs to include more than store-specific points can be a good building block for brands. According to one recent study, customers are looking for programs that allow for more ways to earn and spend loyalty rewards, which could means it's time for a program upgrade. For brands considering a change, here are three tips. >>

Friday, March 24, 2017

Job Seekers: How to get the next job

Looking for a new job is a full-time job, and consistency in networking, applications, and resume hits are key. But consistency isn't the only thing that matters. Here are four more tips to help land that next job. >>

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Few marketers intend to invest in marketing technology in 2017

When Bynder and OnBrand Magazine asked marketers which technologies they plan to invest in this year a surprising high number said... none. >>

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Study: GenX, Y most likely to BOPIS

Buying items online but picking them up in store is a selling point for many shoppers, but maybe not as many as you think. That's the word from ChargeItSpot, but nearly half of shoppers under age 50 have tried the option. >>

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

More brands building relationships with bloggers

The latest Global Bloggers Survey from Bloggers Required provides insight into the current state of relationships and developments between bloggers, brands and communication specialists. >>

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ad Roundup: Tools for content, collaboration

In today's advertising roundup, a trio of launches for the digital space that should simplify content creation and collaboration. >>

Monday, March 20, 2017

Survey: People aren't talking politics at work

While social media is awash in political news, and big media corporations are putting out daily reports on the happenings in Washington, DC, the big news may be how much those outside Washington aren't talking politics. New data out from Captivate Network's Office Pulse finds that most (65%) business professionals surveyed say they are tired of hearing about politics. >>

Monday, March 20, 2017

Survey reveals couples' attitudes to gaming

While the general assumption is that more men than women are gamers, but the statistics say otherwise. But when two gamers are in a relationship, does gaming get in the way? >>

Monday, March 20, 2017

Top 3 tips for a strong SMB social strategy

According to one expert, the time is right for more small businesses to launch, and for more investors to look to the small business space. Here's why. >>

Friday, March 17, 2017

Survey: Fraudulent accounts go dark before an attack

According to a new DataVisor report nearly half of fraudulent accounts will sleep or go dark before launching an attack against a business. Researchers found that these so called 'sleeper cells' will work against a company for weeks before an attack. >>

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