2017

Amazon Prime Day Reveals the Future of Loyalty

Amazon Prime Day Reveals the Future of Loyalty In just a couple of years, Amazon has turned its one-day anniversary sale into arguably the most successful loyalty campaign ever created. From its humble beginnings in 2015, Prime Day has amplified July 10 th and 11 th into retail’s mid-year equivalent of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And while this new holiday is difficult to replicate, Prime Day has cracked the code on customer loyalty in ways that should make marketers’ ears perk up. When it comes to loyalty, Prime Day is designed to serve three key purposes – increasing incremental sales, attracting more members and celebrating Amazon’s most loyal customers. Sound familiar? Getting new customers, keeping them and increasing their purchase frequency is the not-so-secret formula to any successful loyalty program. But these goals are easier said than accomplished.

2017

How Sports Teams Can Increase Revenue with Personalized Engagements

Your fans may have a love of the game in common, but in order to sell tickets, merchandise and concessions, you can’t treat them all the same. Season ticket members are a different breed than partial season ticket members and non-members are different still. The key to gaining the most revenue out of each segment of your fanbase is to deliver the best, most relevant engagement on the best, most relevant channel based on what the data tells you. In this blog post, we’re taking a look at some examples of how sports teams can drive ticket sales and revenue from in-stadium purchases.

2017

How Grocers Can Increase Profit Margins with Actionable Customer Data

Last week’s news that Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion sent retail stocks plummeting and left many to wonder about the future of the grocery industry. The downward trend isn't new, however. Grocers have been experiencing profit losses due to increasing competition from online vendors and discount stores. According to Forbes, grocery stores and grocery wholesalers are “widely known as volume businesses so their margins reflect the nature of the competition and the industry in general.” In order for companies with small margins to stay afloat, they’ve got to bulk up their sales volume and decrease overhead costs. In this blog, we’ll explore some strategies grocers can employ to increase profit margins. Keep reading to learn the major questions grocers should be asking themselves to ensure they’re armed and ready to take on the competition.  

2017

Customer Engagement Examples for Breweries

Many people have a favorite beer they’ve been drinking for years, but unfortunately most breweries really have no way of knowing who those people are. If you don’t know your customers, then you can’t understand your customers...and if you can’t understand your customers then you can’t engage your customers...and if you can’t engage your customers you can’t build loyalty. In this blog post, we’re taking a look at few customer engagement examples breweries can employ to increase revenue per customer, improve customer retention and more.

2017

5 Business Needs A Customer Engagement Platform Solves for Fast Casuals

Fast casual restaurants face steep competition and high consumer expectations for great food, service and overall experience. We’ll admit we don’t know how to find a talented chef or train a friendly wait staff, but we understand what it takes to deliver an exceptional guest experience in an omnichannel world. Many of the most common business challenges fast casual marketers are up against today are due to legacy technology. The good news is this though: there’s a solution. In this blog post, we’re taking a closer look at five business needs a customer data and engagement platform solves for fast casual restaurants.