Tag Archives: retail

Top Insights from eTail West

Once again, the DAC team headed to sunny Palm Springs, California for one of our favorite retail conferences—eTail West. Some of the top brands in retail for North America, including 2000+ disruptors, game changers and innovators gathered to plan strategies in 2018 and beyond. As e-commerce and omni-channel experiences continue to take priority in the strategies […]

Whitepaper: Customer-First Approach is Key for Retailer Marketers

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest white paper, “Customer-First Retail”, examining the importance of local and customer experience for retailers hoping to connect with today’s digital-first shoppers. As we witness the biggest wave of store closures in decades, personalized customer experiences and a strong omni-channel approach are key differentiators for North […]

Insider Q & A with Western Union’s Joycelyn David

Marketers are placing an increasing emphasis on being visible and relevant in very specific touch points of the customer journey. I had the pleasure of speaking with Joycelyn David, Head of Digital at Western Union Canada, to learn more about how the brand is expanding its digital reach and why marketers need to prioritize localization and […]

DAC Group’s Round Table Series Touches Down in Vancouver

Some of the best and brightest digital marketers from several of Vancouver’s top companies came together last week at DAC Group’s Digital Marketing Round Table to discuss challenges and solutions related to current digital optimization trends. The event, which complemented the 2016 Retail West conference, brought together representatives from major retail, financial, utilities and e-commerce […]

DAC Brings Their Digital Roundtable Series to Toronto

As technology continues to reinvent the way customers interact with brands, DAC’s very own Vice President, Client Strategy Nasser Sahlool welcomed an exclusive group of senior marketing professionals to share their inspirations, challenges and best practices for effective digital marketing, and moreover, how brands can continue to elevate the customer journey. Combining a balance between […]

Insider Q & A: Canadian Tire’s WOW Guide

Hard on the heels of the WOW Guide launch, Greg Hicks, Senior Vice President Merchandising at Canadian Tire shares his perspective on what customers can expect from the new interactive catalogue and what’s next for the brand as they expand their omnichannel efforts. K – Can you describe the WOW Guide and share your thoughts […]

Digital Mannequins – Are Google Shopping Ads For You?

As consumers become more tech savvy the marketing industry has had to update their practices. One innovation was the introduction of Google Shopping Ads and their Merchant Center – a variation of traditional paid search ads found in SERP’s. But caution should be taken before diving in head first. This resource is not intended for […]

The Beacons Are Taking Over

By 2020 some 400 million beacons are set to be deployed and in 2016 they could influence up to $40 Billion in sales in the US. It would be easy to conclude that beacons are here to stay. This statement may be true within the retail sector, suggesting that beacon technology will change the shopping […]