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Christmas Marketing: Are retailers undertaking an online exodus?

Posted by Maria Murphy

Nov 20, 2013 2:33:00 PM

 

Christmas_advertising_and_marketing_is_tailoredBy now all major retailers in the UK have launched their Christmas campaigns, however, this year it seems more are ploughing their budget into online activity in an effort to mirror their audience's shopping habits.

While some argue that the kick-off for Christmas advertising gets earlier every year, things typically get underway just after Bonfire Night. It's a magical time of year, when retailers and virtually every other type of business commence their seasonal advertising campaigns to encourage shoppers to get in the mood for the celebrations and shell out some festive funds on their goods and services.

In this article, we'll look at examples of the UK’s bigger retailers Christmas campaigns and the results they have achieved with these so far. We'll also investigate why we think retailers might be looking at shifting their mindset to offer advertising campaigns for TV and online.

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Topics: retail, online advertising, christmas,, yuletide,, christmas marketing,, festive,

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