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The Face That Launched A Thousand Clicks

Self-care is the watchword for today’s beauty consumer. People are prioritizing wellness and clean beauty. They’re turning to do-it-yourself treatments, investing in devices such as facial steamers.

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Nailing it: home improvement takes off

The 2020 home improvement season started early. Sheltering in place, millions of Americans with time on their hands decided to deal with that dripping faucet (at last!), repair the decking or fix the winter damage to the driveway.

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Keep calm and DIY

Six weeks into lockdown, 85 per cent of UK residents said they’d already done some home improvement. People have had extra time on their hands, and when you’re at home all day it’s harder to ignore that dripping tap or tired flooring.

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Sustainability and fashion: what’s next? (part 2)

The second part of a conversation between Taggstar CEO, Marjorie Leonidas, and her friend, retail expert Sylvie Freund-Pickavance. The two continue their discussion about sustainability in retailing following the coronavirus outbreak.

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Taggstar Appoints Alison Wiltshire to be New Global Marketing Director

Taggstar is delighted to announce the appointment of Alison Wiltshire as Global Marketing Director. Alison will be responsible for heading up Taggstar’s expansion across the UK, Europe and the USA.

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Sustainability and fashion: what’s next? (part 1)

Marjorie Leonidas spoke with Sylvie Freund-Pickavance, Strategy & Business Development Director for The Bicester Village Shopping Collection, to talk about what the future looks like for sustainability in retail and the fashion industry.

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Message from CEO Marjorie Leonidas

Since the lockdown began way back in March, it has been heartening to see how many people, communities and enterprises are ready to reach out and help those in need. This month Taggstar is supporting People’s Kitchen/To Your Door.

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Help consumers buy the right phones and tablets with confidence online

Screen time. It’s hardly news, but mobile phone usage is going up. Buying a phone is a very personal choice, and complex decision. With stores shuttered, anyone who wants to buy or upgrade a phone must go online. 

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Help every online customer pick the right mobile device

Cell cycle. Life under lockdown would be even tougher without our cell phones and tablets. So many people like to shop for a new device in person, but restrictions on shopping in real life anyone who wants to buy or upgrade must go online.

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Athleisure wear sales take off as Americans #stayhome

No school run, no commute, no trip to the gym - no sweat! For most us, it’s time for something loose, something stretchy, something comfy – sweatpants, leggings and oversize T shirts.

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When it’s OK to wear your gym kit to work

Tempting as it is to stay in your PJs, it does help to get dressed if you’re going to work, even if it’s only at the kitchen table. When we look better, we feel better. Which explains #stayhome is boosting sales of active and leisurewear.

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How to help pet owners make good online purchasing decisions

Fur baby boom! Pet owners are no longer content to simply provide their animals with a supply of regular petfood, basic bedding and simple toys. The market has an explosion in premium foods, natural treats and personalised accessories.

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"Our tests are conclusive: customers who see Taggstar’s messages are more likely to checkout and spend more. Taggstar has been the single biggest driver of incremental revenues".

Jonathan Wall

eCommerce Director

“Considering all of the tests we’ve run with Taggstar have been a big success, it means that we’ll always try and take that dynamic and apply it elsewhere”.

Paul Hornby

eCommerce Director

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2.7% increase in conversion rate

Achieved with the addition of social proof messaging.

£14m in incremental revenue

Adding social proof messaging was the single biggest driver of incremental revenues.

400 messages per second

Number of messages shown to customers during Black Friday 2016.

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6.98% uplift in conversion

Taggstar delivered a futher 6.98% uplift when social proof messaging was added to Product List Page

80 million messages sent

Taggstar sent over 80 million messages for Matalan over the course of the testing period

14 message types used

All fully customised to reflect Matalan's tone of voice and brand style

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