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Retail is a syndicated comic strip distributed by King Features Syndicate. It is authored and illustrated by Norm Feuti. It made its newspaper debut on January 1, 2006, and then gained quickly in popularity following articles in The New York Times and TIME Magazine.
The strip is set in a fictional department store called “Grumbel’s.” Grumbel’s provides a wide array of goods; customers have been shown shopping for anything from garden equipment and electronics to ...

Want To Appeal To Female Consumers? Then Make A Video

Want To Appeal To Female Consumers? Then Make A Video

American women are watching more online video than men and they have more control over the purse strings with an estimated purchase power of up to $15 trillion per year. This is a golden opportunity for brands to start leveraging the power of video to tap into potential sales.

57% Of Online Consumers Have Confidence In Product Videos [Report]

57% Of Online Consumers Have Confidence In Product Videos [Report]

Product videos can have a huge impact on consumers who are looking for more information before they buy. A new report shows how the shopper uses online video content and how the growth of smartphones and tablets is influencing their viewing habits.

Predictions for Video Commerce in 2013

Predictions for Video Commerce in 2013

It's that time of the year again everyone is winding down (or speeding up) towards the end of 2012. It's a time to reflect on the year as well as look towards 2013 and what that may bring. Here are some of my predictions for ...

How to Use 15-Second vs. 30-Second Pre-Roll Video Ads for Ecommerce Retargeting

How to Use 15 Second vs. 30 Second Pre Roll Video Ads for Ecommerce Retargeting

Similar to television advertising, the most effective lengths for in-stream online video ads are 15 and 30-second spots. However, the advantage online video advertising has over TV is that it can be delivered in the form of a pre-roll video ad targeted and personally relevant ...

8 Tips to Convert Shoppers into Buyers with Video Online from Ooyala

8 Tips to Convert Shoppers into Buyers with Video Online from Ooyala

If you're a retail outlet looking to boost e-commerce sales, you might have heard of this online video thing.  Video enhances a potential buyer's experience and makes them more likely to stick around.  According to a statistics recited in a recent white paper published by ...

YouTube Shoppable Video Ads Spotted: Will They Sell Product or Just Annoy?

YouTube Shoppable Video Ads Spotted: Will They Sell Product or Just Annoy?

Shortly after the announcement that YouTube would be offering merch annotations and associated website annotations, another salvo was being fired for a test just in time for the holiday shopping season.  There are currently videos in which a viewer may click on a somewhat unobtrusive ...

YouTube Merch Annotations Now Available to All Partners in Good Standing

YouTube Merch Annotations Now Available to All Partners in Good Standing

Recently we talked about an announcement from YouTube where creators could use off-site annotation links, which would allow viewers to go straight to a website from links in the video.  Another announcement came in the form of Merch Annotations, in which creators could merchandise and ...

Social Graph Shows Video Marketing Effective for CPG, Retail and Entertainment

Social Graph Shows Video Marketing Effective for CPG, Retail and Entertainment

33Across put out the Q3 2012 Brand Graph today giving some interesting insight into what's happening with audiences across eight verticals. It's not all video related but for three key verts; CPG (consumer packaged goods), Entertainment and retail, there is some interesting insights, so I ...

4 Tips to Increase eCommerce Product Video View Rates & Raise Conversions

4 Tips to Increase eCommerce Product Video View Rates & Raise Conversions

Invodo recently did a three month study that looked into the efficacy of the video view rate, how it applies to ecommerce and why it is an important metric. Since a lot of readers have products to sell I thought it shed some light on ...

Back-to-School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

Back to School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

New research from Google and Compete on back to school shopping trends in 2012 has found just how profoundly mobile and video have changed the shopping landscape for clothing and apparel. Here are a few highlights: More than 20% apparel consumers use their tablets or ...

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