According to Deloitte, 2017 could experience another “tipping point” in ecommerce—thanks to the “ambitious growth agenda” of stores operating solely online.
As a result of this, the physical retail store of today is having to be “reimagined for the digital consumer”, and is likely to focus on either “inspiration or convenience” in 2017.
But could ecommerce marketers be doing anything to help the health of its physical counterparts? And we’re not just talking about brick and click retailers, but also pure play brands promoting pop-ups, studios and more.
A quick scan of our inbox tells us that, actually, many brands already are (albeit some much more than others).
Listed below are five ways retailers are using online marketing to drive offline footfall, starting with a few simple tactics before moving onto more data-driven hacks.