Three little words define yearly delight for both parents and marketers: back to school. The challenge this year is defining what that means in practical terms when the persistence of the pandemic prevents us from getting back to normal. Though it’s not marked as an event on a calendar, shopping for back to school ranks right behind holiday shopping. The National Retail Foundation (NRF) calls it “retail’s second biggest spending event of the year.”
Preparing for the new holiday normal
Planning for the holidays in 2019 was pretty straight forward with predictable patterns to follow when setting the marketing calendar. But this year is different, and we don’t know if what we consider business as usual will return in time for the holiday.
Got device hopping shoppers? The average consumer owns a smartphone, desktop, tablet, plus work devices that they can and will shop from. Customers who fill their carts on one device often end up buying on another. But if the cart is not recoverable across devices, odds are good they’ll abandon it. That’s why Remarkety introduced its game-changing Cross-Device Cart Recovery.
When the pandemic struck in March, businesses had to quickly adjust their marketing strategy from standard spring fare to crisis communication. But now that the post-Memorial Day summer season has begun, customers have grown weary of that refrain. It’s time to get your automated communication on track to deliver what customers want to hear from you now. Read More