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How Freshly Picked is Winning Customer Advocacy Marketing

Freshly Picked is a shoe company that creates leather-bound shoes for kids. They are known around the motherly community for being a reliable and comfortable brand; they’re also known around the marketing community for being a sparkling example of Customer Advocacy Marketing.

July 23, 2018

Duel is a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor!

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Gartner’s Cool Vendors

We are pleased to announce that Gartner, Inc. has selected Duel as one of three Cool Vendors for Retail Merchandising and Marketing. Gartner are one of the premier research and advisory companies in the world, and their Cool Vendors in Retail reports focuses on the best new vendors.  In essence (in our minds), it’s like the best up and coming artist, but for Retail Vendors. In accordance, past nominees are some of the most famous, household names you could imagine (click here to see the list). Obviously we’re proud - not only for the inclusion in the list, but also as we are representing as the only British company in this year’s list.

June 1, 2018

Shoppers Ahoy!

Have you started planning for Black Friday yet?

August 22, 2017

Merchandise matters

It was recently announced that Neymar is now the most expensive player in the world, taking home an almost unspendable and record breaking  £500,000-a-week.

August 8, 2017

We won: How to get more customers to buy online

We recently responded to the annual Viva Technology Challenges which match the challenges faced by Enterprises,  with innovative tech start-ups who have solutions to offer them. The challenge brief from US wireless giant Verizon, in particular, caught our attention.

June 26, 2017

3 Big Problems Marketers Face Today

Three of the biggest problems marketers are facing today from somebody on the receiving end. Duel speaks to Content Manager, Flora Busby.

Conventional is no longer functional in the advertising world. It seems that we are simply not receptive to, nor a particularly a fan of, broadcasting. Lucie, Account Manager at Duel, considers how this is affecting marketing brands and what we can do to improve the situation. Flora Busby, social media blogger, and Content Manager who has previously worked with the likes of Barclaycard amongst other financial companies, explains the top three issues affecting marketers now.

June 13, 2017

Worst UGC Fails

The power of User Generated Content is being realised more and more by brands and retailers across the world as it lets them drive engagement and advertise in a more authentic way. UGC provides an alternative to broadcasting, which proves ineffective to the unreceptive modern audience. Millennials trust UGC 50% more than content they read that comes directly from a brand (crowdtap), making it a tool which holds huge potential for brands and agencies.

June 13, 2017