Category Archives: Retail

Proximity blurs the lines between retail and ecommerce

By | Beacons, Business strategy, Ecommerce, Proximity Marketing, Retail | No Comments

This article first appeared in Retail Gazette. It’s no real revelation that sometimes, just sometimes, internal business divisions within retail brands don’t always get on. The retail divisions operate the stores and the digital divisions operate the eCommerce site, and never the twain shall meet. Each has their own targets…

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Macy's are using proximity marketing in retail by employing beacons to engage customers as they receive exclusive offers.

Proximity Marketing in Retail – Macy’s Integrates iBeacon Technology

By | Beacons, Case Study, iBeacons, Increase profitability, Personalised Experience, Proximity Marketing, Retail | No Comments

After successfully trialling beacons last year at a few of their flagship stores, Macy’s has become the next example of proximity marketing in retail. Macy’s is a megastore with 850 department stores across the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico and are now using beacons to…

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Beacon Mannequins in action

Shopping Experiences – House of Fraser’s Beacon Mannequins

By | Beacons, Case Study, iBeacons, Proximity Marketing, Retail, UK Case Studies, Uncategorized | No Comments

House of Fraser uses beacon-operated mannequins to enhance shopping experience House of Fraser is using VMBeacons in one of their stores located in Aberdeen.  The proximity marketing campaign will enhance the shopping experience of customers. It is also being trialled to monitor the effectiveness of beacons when it comes to…

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Proximity Marketing using beacons, ibeacons at Regent Street

Proximity Marketing in Retail – Regent Street

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On June 6th 2014 Marketing Week published an article about Regent Street implementing a trial in proximity marketing using beacons (iBeacons).  At Airspace proximity marketing networks we are interested in seeing the details of that trial so that we can be even more informed on proximity marketing in retail. The Crown Estate, which…

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Shopping Centre rolls out proximity marketing using beacons

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This is a review of how a local UK shopping centre, The Swan Centre has implemented proximity marketing using beacons. A South Coast shopping centre has become first in the UK to use proximity marketing, specifically beacon technology that enables retailers to acknowledge customers’ presence and deliver targeted ads. The roll out…

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