Clear Out Excess Inventory With Strategic Promotions

Clear out excess inventory without negatively impacting profit margins.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Chain Store Age post. When retailers find themselves stuck with excess inventory after a holiday, the go-to solution is widespread, dramatic markdowns. But this technique can quickly eat into profit margins, and customers may even be hesitant to buy from the brand full-price.  To solve this ...
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Why ASICS and Other DTC Retailers are Turning to Zero-Party Data

Brands like ASICS are using zero-party data to their advantage.
This piece originally appeared as a Retail Touchpoints post. Google’s announcement earlier this year regarding “Topics” — its more privacy-sensitive solution to FLoC, or Federated Learning of Cohorts — shouldn’t be a surprise for any retailer following trends in digital marketing. The company’s move to become more privacy-compliant falls squarely in line with where everything is going. ...
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Marketers: It’s Time to Offer Customers Real Value if You Want Their Data

Offer customers something of value in exchange for their data.
This piece originally appeared as a Spiceworks post. As marketers stare at the eventual demise of third-party cookies, they are looking at zero-party data as an alternative. But how do they convince customers that sharing their valuable data is worth it? Here, Jake Weatherly, CEO, SheerID, uncovers three ways marketers can incentivize consumers to share ...
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Celebrate Community this Holiday Season

Seasons Greetings from SheerID!
As the year ends and the holidays bring us together, my thoughts turn to how our communities help us thrive. Our personal communities take many forms. The people we see at school or work. The families we’re born to and the ones we’ve chosen. The groups who share our values or our commitment to a ...
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