According to performance advertising software Nanigans, retail marketers upped the cost of doing business last year by continuing to deploy outdated legacy software. Because of this, retailers lost out on $5 billion in net-new revenue.
“CMOs are allowing their marketing vendors and teams to focus on advertising metrics that may not mean anything for their business,” said Ric Calvillo, cofounder and chief executive officer of Nanigans. “Optimizing for incrementality could be the difference between a profitable and an unprofitable quarter. It’s the only metric that truly maximizes revenue profitably. At a time when the retail industry is facing major pressure from customers and competition, it’s critical that remarketing budgets are not wasted on consumers who didn’t need the advertising nudge to begin with.”
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018