13 06, 2013

5 Over-hyped Retailer Trends Miss the Mark with Shoppers | Retail Trends | RIS News: Business/Technology Insights for Retail, Supermarket Executives

By |2017-05-18T13:00:12-07:00June 13th, 2013|Communications, Gadgets & Technology, Mobile, Social Media, The Market|0 Comments

What's in your Shopping Basket? Some people call me curmudgeonly, but the truth is I'm old enough and have been in this business long enough to know when the latest "it" thing is either an old idea wrapped in a new package or ridiculous speculation. Personally, I go with my gut and a [...]

9 05, 2013

Resign Yourself to a Growing Tide of Ads in Your Social Media Streams

By |2013-05-09T10:17:19-07:00May 9th, 2013|Advertising, Social Media|0 Comments

Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes has a post on LinkedIn regarding how we should resign ourselves to the increasing presence of ads in our social media streams (including self-playing video ads). Based on how effective these paid messages are, you're going to see more and more of them. "The numbers don’t lie. More and more businesses are [...]

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