Competitor or partner?
That’s the question brands face in dealing with the behemoth of Amazon, whose vast operations compete with fashion brands and department stores in e-commerce. But these same brands and stores also are paying Amazon to advertise on its pages, which represent prime real estate in the ever-competitive e-commerce world.
In other words, Amazon is not only taking on retailers — it’s also battling Google.
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RichRelevance’s Chief Evangelist Jake Bailey shares his insights for marketers on iMedia Connection.
With the proliferation of data and access to consumer information, marketers have gained increased insight into their core customers. The Social Analytics industry has grown by over a dozen companies in the last 12-18 months and we’re already seeing how access to richer data is empowering advertisers to do things they’ve never done before.