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Target and Amazon: Scarcity, Innovation and Execution

by Robert Hetu  |  April 20, 2015

Reading all the very interesting articles and comments about the Amazon Dash button and the Target Lilly Pulitzer collection certainly sparked my interest. The debate around the longevity of the...

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Five Proof Points that "Social" is More than Digital Marketing

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 20, 2015

As the "digital" bubble gets bigger and the "social" bubble is staining many a floor in the enterprise world, I find many clients have a hard time understanding the difference...

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So You're a Leader in Social for CRM? Prove It.

by Jenny Sussin  |  January 23, 2015

Every year, Gartner develops a piece of research called the Top Use Cases and Benefits of Social for CRM. We look at what our clients are doing, and the innovative...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2014

Going into the 2014 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on its...

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One Social Metric That Actually Means Something

by Martin Kihn  |  October 29, 2014

Welcome back, marketers! When last we spoke, we were calumniating against the trope that social noise levels correlate with impact. Many of you were, um, kind enough to let me...

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The Spam Playground: Twitter, a Consumer's Perspective

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 27, 2014

The irony of a research analyst responsible for covering business use of popular social media to connect with their consumers, posting a jaded consumer's perspective is not lost on me....

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Social Media Metrics: 101

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 7, 2014

A wise woman once told me never to mistake activity for achievement and while I heard her, I never really understood her before I came to work for Gartner.  ...

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'Buy' Button Won't Equal Social Marketing ROI

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 26, 2014

Both Facebook and Twitter are adding ‘Buy’ buttons to their social networking sites, which could make it easier to connect social marketing to sales. But the 'Buy' button may not be the...

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New Research on Personalization Highlights the Challenges

by Robert Hetu  |  September 24, 2014

Gartner retail research findings indicate less than 10% of Tier 1 retailers believe they are highly effective at personalization and nearly one-third report having limited or no capability to support...

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Where has all the Social gone?

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 7, 2014

Do you wonder where all the interest in social went? Once the hottest trend since sliced bread, interest in social definitely dissipated. Based on my client conversations and research, I...

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