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Chick-fil-A gets into fight with Kermit the Frog


by ckatarsky

When your company finds itself in a PR war with the Muppets it’s safe to say management has made some poor decisions. 

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Amazon vs. Facebook: Which do buyers trust more?


by ckatarsky

In a battle between two of the biggest consumer-oriented sites, who do people most trust with their info?

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Ideas you can steal from social media masters of retail


by ckatarsky

A new survey has named retailers that trounce their competition when it comes to making the most of social media.

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CFO fired over a tweeted workplace complaint


by ckatarsky

An errant tweet just cost one CFO his job with a major retailer.

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‘Mommy shoppers’ driving force in e-commerce, social media


by ckatarsky

Moms have long been the primary shopper in households — and their buying power is driving the latest trends in retailing as well.

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Social media: What is — and isn’t — working for retailers


by ckatarsky

Can just responding to a few tweets really be enough of a social media investment to benefit your company? A new report says yes.

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Social media communication: Keeping it real


by Renee Cocchi

What do consumers want from retailers via social media besides product updates?

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Haters chime in on Facebook


by Renee Cocchi

Have you heard about the new app that allows Facebook users to identify things as “enemies?” 

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Now that’s an innovative partnership!


by Renee Cocchi

What if you could team up with one of the most popular mobile games by selling related products with special clues to unlock bonus levels in the game? Sounds like a win-win situation? One major retailer is hoping that it is!

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Amex/Twitter deal experiences big success!


by Renee Cocchi

 

It seems American Express is giving its cardholders exactly what they want! Want to know what that is?

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Get the most from your Generation Y employees


by Renee Cocchi

Did you know that by 2025, Generation Y — also known as Millennials — will account for approximately 75% of the workforce? The key is how to manage them so retailers get their best effort every time.

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Pinterest: The next big thing in social networking for retailers?


by Renee Cocchi

If you haven’t jumped onto the Pinterest bandwagon yet, now may be the perfect time. Why?

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Can FourSquare generate Neiman Marcus buzz?


by Penelope Miller

On Oct. 1, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus used the FourSquare mobile app to generate some big buzz. How did it work?

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Quit selling – and start connecting with buyers


by Shari DaCosta

Is your social media strategy driving up sales – or driving customers away?

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Top 5 characteristics of winning retailers


by Renee Cocchi

Why do some retailers succeed in a down economy and others crash and burn?

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Key online trends to jump on for the holidays


by Renee Cocchi

It’s not that far away! That’s right, the holiday season for retailers is right around the corner. And a new report reveals some trends you may want to capitalize on.

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Uh-oh: Maybe Facebook doesn’t matter


by Penelope Miller

Even though retailers and marketers alike have been jumping on the social media bandwagon, new research says that may be a mistake.

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Wal-Mart snaps up social media company


by Penelope Miller

In a move that could set off a firestorm, Wal-Mart has acquired a social media company for $300 million.

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4 simple tips to win on Facebook & Twitter


by Penelope Miller

With every retailer jockeying for the most fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter, how can you set your company apart? Find out.

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Wal-Mart not making any friends


by Penelope Miller

As retailers hustle to leverage social media to increase sales, one mogul finds itself without any friends.

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