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Retailers Further Complicate In-Store Pricing

“We don’t operate in a vacuum,” Abercrombie & Fitch’s Executive Chairman Arthur Martinez said recently when asked about retail pricing in the eCommerce Age. This seems to be the consensus of retailers everywhere, given that the market shares of brick-and-mortar [...]Read more
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Snapchat’s Page in Social Media History

  Snapchat may be the best place to find unusual photo filters and images that disappear like they never happened, but an upcoming IPO tells a bigger story. With IPO valuation predictions of $30 billion from sources like the New York Times, the tech industry is taking [...]Read more
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Selling on Instagram: Shoppable Content

Just in time for the holiday season, Instagram has announced a test of their new shoppable content feature. It’s designed to finally make it super easy to buy on Instagram, until now it was tricky to get customers into a sales funnel because there was no good way to direct them [...]Read more
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What We Can Learn from the Vine App Shutdown

By now pretty much everyone has heard that the Vine app is being shut down, but this is one of those things that’s sort of bittersweet. Although Vine was far from perfect, it was an app that helped to shape social video content marketing and contributed significantly to our [...]Read more
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China’s War on Counterfeits and Fraud Busters

Making a living on counterfeit products in China has come full circle, as the counterfeiters are now feeding career counterfeit busters. The law these retail sleuths are working under was designed to protect customers who have purchased fake goods, but the self-made product [...]Read more
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Rebranding Tobacco, Marlboro Style

After years of dropping market share, Marlboro is finally reclaiming its place as the crown jewel of Phillips Morris USA. From 2005 to 2011, the brand lost nine percentage points in share of the 18- to 25-year-old market, dropping to just 43 percent in a market it once dominated. [...]Read more
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Amazon Looks into Prime Sports Options

First it was free movies for Prime members, then it was the ability to add premium channels a la carte and now it seems that sports TV could be the next addition to Amazon’s ever-widening streaming programming line-up. Recently, the Internet giant has been in talks with such [...]Read more

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