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2014 Back to School: Mobile, Moms, and $50B in eCommerce

As Christmas marketing gets pushed further into Thanksgiving and Halloween territory, retailers are scrambling to get back to school sales campaigns underway earlier each year. A back to school study run by Nielsen this year found that 18% of respondents had already started shopping in August, vs. 7% at the same time last year. Good news for retailers still waiting to see revenue numbers go up: The majority (75%) of Nielsen study respondents say they will begin their shopping in […]

Back to School Targeting on Facebook: Attracting the Right Customers

Social media marketing makes a lot of sense when it comes to the 2014 back to school shopping season. There are a number of factors prompting moms and millennials to purchase school supplies online this year: Comparison shopping is much quicker and convenient on the Internet, which is available 24/7 Retailers often post online-only deals, and taking advantage doesn’t involve battling large crowds or busy parking lots Online consumers often have product descriptions and peer reviews available at their fingertips, […]

8 Ways to Reach Moms & Millennials: Back to School Edition

The back to school season has become the second biggest revenue generator for retail companies, and eCommerce companies are steadily grabbing a bigger slice of the pie. AOL’s 2014 Back to School Season Preview reveals that 68% of consumers aged 18-34 plan to purchase more items from their back to school shopping lists online this year. The growing trend of omnichannel retailing means that eCommerce companies are competing in the same arena as department stores, who often have bigger budgets […]

Marketing to Moms & Millennials: A Back to School Guide [eBook]

As Labor Day approaches, now is the time to reach last-minute purchasers and deal seekers through refreshed creative and new campaigns.   Related Posts: 8 Ways to Reach Moms & Millennials: Back to School Edition How to Succeed in eCommerce Advertising: 6 Creative Best Practices Fall Advertising Tips for Social Media Marketers Facebook Advertising For Beginners: Best of Bundle

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7 Tips to Ace Your Back-to-School Campaigns

With July behind us, the celebration begins for back-to-school retailers. Back-to-school spending accounts for $84 billion in sales, making it the second biggest shopping season. And this year, marketers are ready for the shopping frenzy that goes along with it all. What’s trending this year is the multi-device purchasing path. Consumers are researching products on their smartphone and then shifting to their other devices such as their tablet or desktop to make a purchase. From moms to college students, back-to-school […]