The Weekly Shop (27th – 30th Oct)

The Weekly Shop

In this week’s Weekly Shop, we feature a report on the importance of integrating branded content  into the customer journey, how fashion and luxury brands can gain insight into what their customers care about and what’s hot and happening in premium retail this month.

Content + commerce = retail winner: study

A new report this week has shown how the ability to bring content and commerce together “may be what separates retail winners from losers.” The report found that more than three quarters (78%) of consumers now browse online before buying in-store highlighting an opportunity for brands to win the sale before shoppers go instore through branded content. The study points to tactics used by successful brands, which include integrating blogs onto the main site experience, putting links to product pages into article, and promoting blog content on the homepage.

How can fashion and luxury brands develop an understanding of what their customers truly care about and reflect this in their digital strategy?

Head over to the new ‘Ask the Experts’ section of the Masterclassing website to read our commercial director, thoughts on the question above.

The Hype: what’s hot and happening in premium retail this month?

Alexander Wang x H&M, Selfridges new £40m website, Jimmy Choo’s online personalisation service and accessible luxury are just some of the developments in premium retail that have got our Premium Panel excited this month. Head over to ‘The Hype’ on our blog to find out what other products, trends and innovations have been catching their eye in October.

Seven customer experience case studies that generated loyalty and ROI

This article from Econsultancy looks at seven customer experience case studies from the likes of Triumph, Cadbury and Homebase which have optimised experiences to increase satisfaction and loyalty.

5 Ways behaviour has changed in the last 10 years

This last article this week takes a look at five ways in which search behaviour has changed in the last 10 years following Mediative’s excellent eye-tracking study of Google search results.

That’s it for this week. Happy Halloween!


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