Wed.Apr 07, 2021

Best Free Email Marketing Software in 2021

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're on the lookout for some free email marketing software, then you're in the right place! In this comparison, we have six of the very best tools for you! These are the leading free email marketing services that are making their mark in 2021.

SKU'd: Another day another dollar store


What does the Dollar Store opening craze say about retail


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349: How To Avoid Doing Something You Hate For The Rest Of Your Life With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

For many of us, our choices in life are heavily influenced by our environment. We are born into a society that tells us how to pick a career path and we are given a set of rules and goals at an early age. These rules often determine our path in life.

Mall vacancy rate hits another record high


The mall vacancy rate hit 11.4% in the first quarter, a 90-point jump from last quarter and a 0.4% hike over last year, according to Moody's Analytics


11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

The 8 Most Important Conversion Rate Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Neil Patel

There are thousands of conversion rate metrics you could track. But which ones are really important? If your website isn’t hitting its goals, which ones should you pay attention to and work to improve?

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Making It Work! Associate Livestreaming Edition

Retail Touch

Join us live on April 13th, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT. Add To Calendar. Have you seen “associate livestreaming” in the headlines lately, but aren’t quite sure what it is, why it matters, or how it could apply to your business?


Retail is the top advertiser on Facebook, study says


Over the past year, retail's share of Facebook advertisers has grown from 15% to 17%, with 64% of retail advertisers returning


James Hall partners with Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Talking Retail

James Hall & Co, Spar wholesaler and distributor for the north of England, will be hosting one of the North & Western Lancashire (NWL) Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Meet the Buyer’ sessions.

EMarketer: Amazon's share of US digital ad market hits 10% for first time


Google's ad business is most threatened by Amazon's growth as marketers shift their search spending to reach online shoppers

Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Goldney to join Pricecheck

Talking Retail

Unitas managing director, Darren Goldney, is to join wholesaler Pricecheck. Goldney, who is due to leave Unitas in late April, will join Pricecheck as commercial director. He brings a wealth of varied industry experience having led the merger to form Unitas after joining Today’s Group in 2017.

Gap designs fulfillment system to prioritize 'most valuable' customers


Delivery speeds will be tiered as gold, silver and bronze, which the CEO said would help manage costs

The Collected Group Files for Bankruptcy to Reduce Debt by $150 Million

Retail Touch

The Collected Group Company (TCG), a women’s fashion retail group with brands including Joie , Equipment and Current/Elliott , has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company plans to reduce its debt and give senior lenders additional ownership as it seeks to reverse its fortunes or, potentially.

Serta appoints new leadership, including chief commercial officer and COO


The executive shakeup supports the mattress company's transformation strategy, which places digital capabilities at the forefront


5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

State aid rules must not penalise the convenience sector, ACS says

Talking Retail

The Association of Convenience Stores has told the government that it is vital that new state aid rules do not penalise retailers. The comments come in response to a Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy consultation on establishing new rules around government subsidies.


Signet acquires jewelry rental startup Rocksbox


The move, part of a recently announced growth strategy, expands the retailer beyond its largely brick-and-mortar, mall-based operations

Thatchers kicks off a new campaign for summer 2021

Talking Retail

Thatchers Cider is launching a “British Cider Time” campaign ahead of the “start of a summer of UK holidays”.

J. Crew elevates Madewell execs to tackle marketing, digital


Three of four appointments to the company's senior management team are Madewell execs gaining more responsibility

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

Postmasters running out of time to vote for new non-executive directors


Time is running out for serving postmasters to vote for who they want to be elected as non-executive directors on the Post Office board.


How to Use Thought Leadership Marketing With Paid Ads

Neil Patel

Imagine being the next Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, or Tim Ferriss. Just like these notable figures, a big reputation can attract profitable clients, opportunities to speak in conferences, and success in current business ventures. Thought leadership marketing is a powerful thing.

Mars Wrigley taps into consumer trends with new flavour and format

Talking Retail

Mars Wrigley is launching a new flavour and format for its Extra Refreshers brand.

Consumers spent £439m on confectionery ahead of Easter, new research reveals


British consumers spent £439m on confectionery ahead of Easter in the four weeks ending 27 March 2021, a 34% increase in sales compared with the same period in 2020, new data reveals.

Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

Latest KP Nuts campaign targets younger snackers

Talking Retail

KP Snacks is launching a TV campaign for its KP Nuts brand, supported by a £2.5m investment. The “KPow!”

Maison De Papillon Launches Purpose-Driven ‘Project Gaia NYC’

Retail Touch

New York-based luxury womenswear brand Maison De Papillon is reimagining the future of fashion with Its newest initiative, Project Gaia NYC. The multi-brand concept store, which is designed by Co-founders Shriya Bisht Misra and Danielle Salinas, will feature purpose-driven brands and artists.

Lifebuoy sponsors England Cricket ahead of new season

Talking Retail

Hand sanitiser and soap brand Lifebuoy is partnering with England Cricket ahead of the start of a new season. The brand will become the “Official Hygiene Partner” and “Official Community Cricket Hygiene Partner” of England Cricket and England and Wales Cricket Board.

The Future of the Mall

Retail Touch

In determining the future of malls, operators and retailers have two choices: they can compete in a future they have helped to design or try to survive in a future they passively inherit.

7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.