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5 Successful Brand Ambassador Program Examples (incl. Lululemon, Red Bull, Harley Davidson)

In 2021, eCommerce has become highly competitive., with an estimated 24 million stores live worldwide. Although this competition makes online growth difficult, some brands are able to expand quickly and easily. How do they do this?  

November 4, 2021

Ambassador Program Statistics

Take a look at some of the cool stats that we've found around ambassador programs!

December 17, 2018

5 Ideas to Create an Authentic Brand

With hundreds of thousands of products in the world, standing out as a brand is becoming more and more of a challenge. One very important factor in standing out is brand authenticity. Furthermore, as millennials take over as the biggest spending generation, this becomes more true, as authenticity is one of the most dominant millennial brand preferences.

December 14, 2018

9 Advantages of Customer Advocacy Marketing

Companies such as Nike and Apple have always enjoyed a leading position in their respective industries due to the strong advocacy of their customers. Customer Advocacy allows brands to organically acquire new, valuable, customers. In general, brand or customer advocacy is defined as the positive attitude of customers towards a brand or its products/services and their recommendation of the same to others after experiencing it themselves. Customer Advocacy Marketing is utilising of your customer’s advocacy in order to sell more products.

December 6, 2018

Statistic Explained: 12% Increase in Advocacy Leads to 2X Increase in Revenue Growth

Common Versions of the Statistic

  • 12% increase in brand advocacy leads to a 200% increase in revenue growth
  • 12% increase in advocacy generates a 200% increase in revenue and growth rate
  • 12% increase in advocacy leads to 2X increase in revenue growth
  • 12% increase in brand advocacy generates a 100% increase in revenue growth
  • 12% increase in advocacy can result in 200% revenue growth
  • 12 point increase in NPS score leads to a 200% increase in revenue growth

The Source of the Statistic

The source of the statistic is in a book named ‘The Ultimate Question’ by Fred Reichheld published in 2006.

December 5, 2018

How to Become a Fashion Brand Ambassador (8 Great Programs)

Fashion companies, like many other companies around the world, are focusing on a new method of marketing. Instead of spending budget on traditional advertising, which is becoming less and less effective, pioneering brands are investing in their own customers to spread their brands’ messages. Brand ambassadors, for example, help promote their favorite brands and build hype around new products. Moreover, they humanize your brand and extend your outreach. This blog post will focus on 8 fashion brand ambassador programs that are driving high ROIs, and links 

November 30, 2018

How to Run a Successful Brand Ambassador Program

What is a Brand Ambassador?

A brand ambassador is someone who is formally recognized by the brand as a representative, and helps spread the word of the brand. A brand ambassador is subtly different from a brand advocate. Brand advocates spread brand awareness, but do not have formal recognition of a relationship from the brand. Because of the formal relationship, brand ambassadors may be encouraged to complete activities in order to spread a brand’s message and raise awareness.

November 23, 2018

How Can You Supercharge the Growth of Your Fashion Brand?

Introduction

We live in an era of intensive competition and outrageous opportunity. In the fashion industry, the internet still feels like a gold race. With 6,300 stores shutting down this year, shopping appears to have moved from traditional brick-and-mortar retail to digital channels. Many of the industry lost on the high street has been picked up by fast-growing online brands: like Asos, Missguided, and Farfetch. However, growing in this environment is hardly easy, by 2014, the internet had over 12 million eCommerce stores live, with some of these stores representing the fastest growing brands in the sector. Many successful brick and mortar stores have also turned to the internet to try to engage customers and increase profits.

August 6, 2018

Duel is a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor!

Summary of Article

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

'Brand to Product' Storytelling: Making Engagement Sell

Nudging an online sale can take an artillery of marketing actions and interactions in today’s complex customer journey.

July 20, 2017

Retail is dead. Long live the Retail disruptors.

Retail Armageddon. Retail Apocalypse. The demise of retail. It’s a story worthy of high drama headlines.

June 14, 2017