Retail Media: What Advantages Does the New Business Model Offer Retailers? [5 Reading Tips]

Ads on trains, banners in weather apps or digital billboards on the way to the next appointment – advertising messages are simply overlooked or even perceived as annoying in everyday life. When customers visit an online shop or a retail store, however, they already have the intention to buy something and are much more receptive … Continue reading "Retail Media: What Advantages Does the New Business Model Offer Retailers? [5 Reading Tips]"

Pinterest: What Are the Benefits of the New Forms of Advertising? [5 Reading Tips]

It is well known that the photo platform Pinterest is no longer strictly about inspirational content, but also about directly purchasing the products displayed. In spring 2021, Pinterest expanded its cooperation with Shopify to an international level, followed in June by the launch of shopping features in Germany and other countries. Now, the platform has … Continue reading "Pinterest: What Are the Benefits of the New Forms of Advertising? [5 Reading Tips]"

Handelskraft Trend Book 2021 – The Manifesto for Digital Freedom Out Now!

Today is the day we celebrate digital freedom. The brand new Handelskraft Trend Book 2021 »Digital Freedom« is now available for free download – exclusively for retailers, manufacturers and publishers. Do you want to know what it is all about and how you can benefit from it? This article tells you everything you need to … Continue reading "Handelskraft Trend Book 2021 – The Manifesto for Digital Freedom Out Now!"

Connected Shopping: How to Combine Online and Offline Shopping [5 Reading Tips]

The advantages and disadvantages of online and offline shopping can be discussed long and hard. During the lockdown, people had no alternative but to browse online shops. Now, many consumers are trying to shop primarily in local stores to support them. However, for customers to remain enthusiastic in the long term, stores need to get … Continue reading "Connected Shopping: How to Combine Online and Offline Shopping [5 Reading Tips]"

TikTok Overtakes Instagram: Get Ready for the Mobile Shopping Generation [5 Reading Tips]

It was bound to happen. We all knew that the day was not too far away, but now the time has come. The Chinese short video app, the super social media portal, the digital teen dance video among social networks has made it: TikTok overtakes Instagram, the number one social media platform. But in which … Continue reading "TikTok Overtakes Instagram: Get Ready for the Mobile Shopping Generation [5 Reading Tips]"

Live Stream Shopping: How Brands Can Replicate the Personal In-Store Experience Online, Inspire Customers and Boost Sales [5 Reading Tips]

Live stream shopping – the »new« big thing on various social media platforms. These days, it is becoming increasingly difficult to go to the fashion shop around the corner or to the local consumer electronics retailer. Nevertheless, customers do not want to miss out on the first-hand live experience. This is where live stream shopping … Continue reading "Live Stream Shopping: How Brands Can Replicate the Personal In-Store Experience Online, Inspire Customers and Boost Sales [5 Reading Tips]"

Social Media Trends 2021: 10 Tips on How to Turn »Social« into Commerce [5 Reading Tips]

Without social media, branding and customer engagement no longer work. Messengers are the new customer hotlines, influencers the new superheroes and online tutorials the new cookbooks and guides. It remains to be seen how marketers will design the digital shopping experience without it being perceived as annoying advertising or being clicked away with an eye … Continue reading "Social Media Trends 2021: 10 Tips on How to Turn »Social« into Commerce [5 Reading Tips]"

Black Friday and Co.: How Companies Can Promote Themselves Online by Offering Discounts [5 Reading Tips]

Black Friday is the shopping event of the year, even in times of COVID-19. On Friday, the 27th of November 2020, companies will once again lure customers with discounts and special offers. Whether it is ten, 20 or 50 per cent: consumers can look forward to great discounts again this year. We show you how … Continue reading "Black Friday and Co.: How Companies Can Promote Themselves Online by Offering Discounts [5 Reading Tips]"

Stories Now Also on LinkedIn – What They Can Do and How to Use Them for Your Business [5 Reading Tips]

LinkedIn Stories are now available in Germany and worldwide and can make professional communication on LinkedIn more interesting in the future. The exchange with other users from the same and related industries is exactly what LinkedIn is all about. Unlike on other social networks, professional and business issues remain at the forefront – despite the … Continue reading "Stories Now Also on LinkedIn – What They Can Do and How to Use Them for Your Business [5 Reading Tips]"