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Technology and innovation open new opportunities for O2O retail, starting in Asia

Nov 22, 2015 - New technology, like Google's Physical Web, combined with other e-commerce innovations from Asia, signify the evolution of O2O as a dominant force within the retail marketing sphere. Comments

Why have QR codes taken off in China?

qr-codes-in-china-clickz-live-screenshot Nov 15, 2015 - In China, brands are using QR codes for everything – from digital campaigns, to branding, to content marketing and O2O e-commerce strategies. And it's all because of WeChat. Comments

How Alibaba's annual shopping festival is revolutionizing e-commerce

alibaba-singles-day-logo Nov 9, 2015 - Alibaba wants to change the world's e-commerce landscape, using its Singles Day on November 11 as a springboard. Comments

How brands use WeChat for impact and engagement

wechat-kate-spade-sky-lantern Oct 15, 2015 - WeChat is China's most indispensable app. Here is a look at how brands from Kate Spade to Chanel are using this versatile platform to market to Chinese consumers. Comments

Using the 3 C's for Online and Offline Commerce in China

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Sep 20, 2015 - Isobar's Jane Linbaden and CollabCentral's Nishtha Mehta shared their views on connectivity, context and content for O2O at ClickZ Live Shanghai. Comments

The Rise and Rise of WeChat

wechat-logo-green-on-black Sep 6, 2015 - There is a reason why Tencent's WeChat has 600 million users, and as it internationalizes, that figure is only set to increase. Comments

Shell and PayPal Offer Mobile Payments at The Pump

shell-gas Jul 23, 2015 - Today, the gasoline conglomerate is rolling out its “Fill Up & Go” mobile payment service across hundreds of retail stations in the U.K. Comments

Memo Banks: Innovate or Die

innovation-1 Jul 12, 2015 - In the age of digital disruption, the banking industry, like many others, must innovate, and innovate fast, to stay relevant. Comments

Doritos Moves From 'Mobile-First" to "Mobile-Only"

bowlofdoritos Jul 7, 2015 - Doritos' first mobile-only campaign centers on 3D social media influencer videos consumers can access by scanning chips, meaning that the promotion requires a purchase to participate. Comments

3 Ways Brands are Using Social Analytics to Sell Smarter

socialmediaengagement1 Jun 22, 2015 - Through social listening, and ligning customer service with marketing, and digital experiences with products, brands like Mattel and Warby Parker have mastered social analytics. Comments

Sprite Moves Online to Push Millennials In China Offline

sprite-u17-campaign-website Jun 11, 2015 - Sprite is hoping a multi-channel initiative to encourage young people to spend more time outdoors over the summer will drive brand awareness in China. Comments

Brands Fight Ad Blindness With Interactive Experiences

mobilesmartphones Jun 2, 2015 - Brands like Target, Shazam, and The Home Depot are increasingly making interactive mobile ads, while also taking decreasing user attention spans into consideration. Comments

Qué Pasa con Marketing? 6 Lessons I Learned in Argentina

argentina-flag Apr 14, 2015 - A recent trip to South America showed columnist Kristin Kovner how marketing is done south of the Equator. What can we learn from these strategies? Comments

Air Wick Leverages QR Codes in New Way

air-wick-new-logo Mar 24, 2015 - As marketers become more visually conscientious, QR codes are becoming a less desirable mobile tool. But Air Wick is using the technology in a smart way to engage with its target audience. Comments

Cellarmaster Wines Trials Virtual Pop-Up Store in Hong Kong Subway

cellarmaster-wines-tst Mar 19, 2015 - Online wine retailer Cellarmaster Wines has used a virtual pop-up store in a Hong Kong subway station to test engagement and mobile commerce capabilities. Comments

Winning the Battle Between Bricks and Clicks

online-offline-o2o Jan 18, 2015 - By forgetting the "line" between online and offline (O2O) channels, retailers can grow conversions, build loyalty, and step into an omnichannel world. Comments

O2O and Indonesia's E-Commerce Scene

shutterstock-230695111-indonesia-o2o Dec 7, 2014 - Brands in Indonesia are beginning to use offline to online (O2O) for encouraging sales both online and offline. Comments

Mobile Commerce in Asia Continues to Zig as the World Zags

shutterstock-169338014-mobile-commerce Sep 18, 2014 - The Asia-Pacific region is set to become the world's largest e-commerce market, with mobile playing a key role. Comments

7 Days Through Google Glass: The Experience

google-20glass-directions-gps Mar 24, 2014 - For seven days I "forced" myself to only use Google Glass in place of my phone, tablet, or computer for any task that the wearable technology could execute. It was quite an interesting experience that I want to share with you. Comments

Why Small Data and the Internet of People Matter

customerdata Feb 5, 2014 - A look at why personal engagement with brands matters, and my wish list for where digital marketers should focus more attention on in 2014. Comments

Adobe: Mobile Optimization and Emerging Tech are Huge Opportunities for Brands [STUDY]

Adobe Dec 17, 2013 - Adobe's 2013 Mobile Consumer Survey reveals that optimized-mobile experiences and emerging mobile technologies can help brands increase ROI. Comments

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