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Case study: Burton increases digital sales by 395% with omni-channel approach


Menswear fashion brand, Burton recently launched an initiative across the performance channel, adopting a ‘channel neutral approach’ increasing conversions and sales by 395% in the process. With the increased exposure given across the publishers sites, Burton saw a significant increase in activity. Affiliate traffic increased by 260% on the previous week while the offer also converted exceptionally well at 14.5% click to sale.

Brand: Burton | Sector: Clothing | Country: UK | Agency/Partner: Affiliate Window | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Mobile, design, affiliate

18/09/2013  |  Full story...

Case Study: How five brands have used Microsoft Windows 8

This month, Microsoft unveiled its latest ad formats for its Windows 8 operating system. In this blog post, Stephen Ki, Vice President for Global Agencies & Accounts at Microsoft Advertising, looks at the latest Windows 8 in-app ad camapigns, from brands including All Saints clothing, Mercedes-Benz USA, Vans Shoes, MasterCard and Dell.

Brand: Microsoft, All Saints clothing, Mercedes-Benz USA, Vans Shoes, MasterCard and Dell | Sector: Clothing, Finance, Computing | Country: US | Partner/agency: Microsoft | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Mobile, Display, Video

14/08/2013  |  Full story...

Search case study: Tatu Couture gets 250% sale increase with low-cost PPC ads


Luxury Lingerie brand Tatu Couture hired agency Tonica to boost its profile and sales in the UK market. This case study looks at how the firm used targeted ads on Google, Facebook and their own properties to maximise reach while keeping costs down.

Brand: Tatu Couture | Sector: Luxury, Clothing | Country: UK | Partner/agency: Tonica | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: search, social

09/08/2013  |  Full story...

Email case study: Boden revamps data strategies for customer acquisition and email targeting


UK fashion retailer Boden worked with Experian to better understand the data that sits at the core of its online business and revamp the way they use it - both in digital and offline format. Through smart use of customer databases Boden improved its direct mail offering and found ways to beter target and segment its customer database.

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Brand: Boen | Sector: Clothing, retail | Country: US | Partner/agency: Experian ChetahMail | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Email

10/07/2013  |  Full story...

Skype case study: Vans lets callers design skate park together

Vans is a brand known for youthful and creative self-expression. Working with Vans and Rooster Worldwide, Microsoft built a concept campaign on Skype that takes advantage of Skype’s unique ability to connect people in rich ways. The concept would give two Skype callers the ability to simultaneously design a Vans-branded skateboard park while they’re on a Skype video call together. As a reward, the Skype callers are taken on a video ride of their park with a Vans Pro skater. The park also becomes a landing page for Vans to merchandise its latest shoes and show video recaps of Vans Pros in action. Skype users could then share the Vans content and videos with their friends.

Brand: Vans | Sector: Clothing and Footwear | Country: US | Partner/agency: Microsoft/ Rooster Worldwide| Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Skype


Windows 8 case study: All Saints app recreates 'Byzantine banquet'

This prototype created by BMB fuses the hip and edgy brand identity of All Saints clothing with the beautiful aesthetics of a traditional fashion shoot or TV spot. Within the Windows 8 app, the user is presented with a range of different perspectives on a decadent, Byzantine banqueting scene. On clicking, a full screen window opens up with 180 degree scrolling screen that reveals all of the bohemian guests – including artists and musicians – modelling items from the latest All Saints clothing range. The scene juxtaposes elegant photography in the foreground with a dark, lush background, oozing chic and style. For added cool, the sound effects follow the scrolling screen, moving from the left earphone to the right and vice-versa inline with the ad’s motion. ‘Hot spots’ – represented by All Saints’ skull logo – encourage deeper exploration and a path to purchase.

Brand: All Saints | Sector: Clothing | Country: US | Partner/agency: Microsoft/ BMB | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Windows 8, Mobile

Agency: BMB
Brand: All Saints
Publisher: Vice


Email case Study: T.M. Lewin gets creative with Silverpop to boost ROI


Working with Silverpop, retailer T.M. Lewin used creative email campaigns to grow social media presence and increase ROI. This case study shows how combining shareworthy content and social-sharing links led to the promotion being shared by more than 4500 subscribers. Store revenue attributable to the campaign was impressive, and the marketing team were able to grow its mailing list by a considerable number. In addition, T.M.Lewin saw a 4 percent increase in Twitter activity, a 45 percent increase in Facebook “likes,” and a rise in the average Facebook engagement rate from 3% to a massive 37%.

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Brand: T.M. Lewin | Sector: Clothing, reatil | Country: UK | Agency/partner; Silverpop | Objective: brand awareness and favourability | Format: Email, social media|

06/06/2013  |  Full story...

Harley-Davisdson fosters brand loyalty through mobile discounts


Motorcycle tour company Route 66 Harley-Davidson created a 'mobile club' to promote its discounts and foster brand loyalty. The company used a social media campaign, in-store marketing and previous customers of the dealership. Members then received daily alerts offering a 20% discount on a different merchandise item each day. This increased customer awareness of the merchandise inventory and drew more customers into the store during a time of the year when sales are typically slower. The dealership had significant increase in sales of the specific items discounted during the campaign period. High-dollar items also saw increased sales. On sale T-shirts purchased on T-shirt Day was over 250% more than a normal day, on Leather Jacket Day, seven leather jackets were sold at the 20% discount, representing a 16% increase over jacket sales the previous week. These numbers also represented an increase in dealership traffic.

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Brand: Route 66 Harley-Davidson| Sector: Automobile | Objective: increase sales | Format: Mobile and social media | Agency: 7 Media Group | Duration: December 12 – 24, 2011

16/05/2013  |  Full story...

How Audemars Piguet used banner advertising on iPad to launch a new range watches and create awareness


Audemars Piguet used the BBC News App for iPad and half-page ads on the broadcaster's News and Business homepages to promote the launch of its new Royal Oak Collection to 'high net worth' males. The luxury watchmaker used a geo-targeted campaign in Europe, Middle East and Asia together with New York, California and Florida in the USA to promote the launch of its new Royal Oak Collection and raise overall awareness of the Audemars Piguet brand amongst high net worth males.

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Brand: Audemars Piguet| Sector: Consumer Goods | Objective: brand awareness | Format: Banners ads for iPad |

04/04/2013  |  Full story...

How Salvatore Ferragamo used banner advertising to create brand awareness and favourability


Salvatore Ferragamo used BBC online advertising to attract and engage at the launch of the new shoes range. The luxury brand for men reached out to its consumer with banner ads on, at the weather and travel sections. They also used behavioural targeting aimed at socially-conscious audience interested in Science, Environment & Energy and Fashion & Luxury. The campaign resulted in 103% uplift in brand favourability from those who saw the ads on compared with those who hadn’t seen any advertising. 86% of respondents who had seen the ads on were familiar with the Ferragamo brand, an uplift of 62% from those who had not seen any advertising.

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Brand: Salvatore Ferragamo | Sector: Consumer Goods | Objective: brand awareness and favourability | Format: BBC Banner ads |

04/04/2013  |  Full story...

Email marketing case study: Saucy subject lines seduce subscribers


This year’s Valentine’s day ads have produced some eye-opening stats, with subject lines without discounts performing better than those offering a discount, and ‘lust’ getting higher clicks than ‘love’. This case study looks at promotions from from Ann Summers, La Senza and Time Out London to determine how to get the most out of seasonal email marketing campaigns.

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Brand: Ann Summers, La Senza, Time Out | Sector: Clothing, Magazines | Country: UK | Objective: Build brand engagement, drive sales | Format: Email | Agency/ Partner: Return Path

07/03/2013  |  Full story...

Mobile Case Study: Littlewoods doubles conversions with mobile affiliate tracking


Ahead of the Christmas rush, Littlewoods used mobile affiliate tracking to boost sales from publishing sites linking to their mobile-optimised store. The results spoke for themselves, with a rise in mobile customers spending more than their desktop counterparts.

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Brand: Littlewoods | Sector: Retail | Country: UK | Objective: Build brand engagement, drive sales | Format: Affiliate marketing , display advertisign, mobile marketing, behavioral targeting | Agency/ Partner: Affiliate Window |

01/03/2013  |  Full story...

ASOS grows Facebook fans 32% with Facebook games


ASOS ran a Facebook campaign to generate sales and excitement ahead of its summer sales campaign. For the launch ASOS used Facebook Pages, Ads and Sponsored Stories to increase revenue from a summer sale event on the ASOS website. It built a custom application on the ASOS page that allowed fans to play a series of four games. All of this helped ASOS’s fan base grow by 32%.

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Brand: ASOS | Sector: Clothing | Objective: Build brand engagement | Format: Facebook, Social Media |

17/01/2013  |  Full story...

Converse’s Domaination campaign makes innovative use of paid search keyphrase bidding


Converse, the global footwear brand, took a novel and innovative way to connect with their teenage audience online. They took the Google paid search channel and turned an advertising space into a game experience. Rather than trying to capture the attention of their audience in the search channel through the normal way - of bidding against other brands on popular search terms - they decided to do the opposite. Converse identified peaking search terms via Google Zeitgeist and then bid against these low competition low cost phrases. Instead of presenting the viewer with an ad – they started a dialogue through the ad copy and dozens of interconnected microsites that engaged the viewer in a deeper content rich experience. Not only did this engage the audience in a total unexpected way – but also still helped drive large volumes of traffic to

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Brand: Converse | Country: USA | | Sector: FMCG, Clothing, Sports | Format: Search, Google


Mobile marketing case study: Reebok’s ‘Rondo’ integrated mobile campaign


Reebok built a quick and dirty mobile marketing campaign based around the popularity of the Boston Celtics star player Rajon Rondo. In just 8 working days a mobile campaign was launched that reached a valuable target audience of potential Reebok consumers in this entertaining and engaging campaign. Building upon the catch-phrase “You got Rondo’d”, a mobile internet site was created along with supporting viral videos. These bite-sized bits of content prompted users to enter their mobile details to receive a custom ringtone and real-time information via their phones. This case study shows that even on a tight time-line and budget, a targeted mobile marketing campaign can deliver impactful results.

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Brand: Reebok | Country: USA | | Sector: FMCG, Clothing, Sports | Format: Mobile

20/11/2012  |  Full story...

Pose creates stylish Facebook buttons to attract Fashionistas


Fashion app Pose used Facebook to attract new users and re-engage existing users by encouraging people to create and share their sense of style and fashion through Open Graph. It mapped the most frequent interactions people take in their app - pose, comment and love - to Open Graph actions to maximize the number of stories users publish. As more people interact with the story, the more the story will appear in news feed. Open-graph has increase in daily signups for their mobile app and web site since launching by 5 times and made it easy for people to share the different products and fashion they like with friends.

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Brand: Pose| Sector: Fashion | Objective: build brand engagement | Format: Facebook Page


Pinterest creates own ‘pin’ and follow’ buttons on Facebook to boost daily visits 60%


Pinterest attracted new users and re-engage existing users by creating ‘pin’ and ‘follow’ actions on Facebook. Pinterest focused on the most frequent and social things people do on their site - pin and follow - and built Open Graph stories that people could identify with. It prompts people to add the app to their timelines through a clear call out that is integrated into the design of the site. They implemented Pinning, following pinners and comment and liking pins into open-graph. Daily visits have increased by more than 60% since the integrations of open-graph.

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Brand: Pinterest | Sector: Entertainment / Technology | Objective: build brand engagement | Format: Facebook Page


Case study: Topshop live shopping fashion show gets 2 million viewers


Topshop attracted more than 2 million people to its live streamed fashion show at London Fashion Week, with the retailer claiming to sell out of some lines during the broadcast. The show, streamed live on Facebook, allowed users to share their favourite looks with friends using the social network. Viewers used ‘open graph’ technology allowing them to post messages about the Topshop show, called ‘Unique’ automatically on Facebook and Twitter. The retailer trended globally on latter social networking site.

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Brand: TopShop | Country: UK | Sector: Retail, Fashion | Format: Facebook, ecommerce, social media

26/09/2012  |  Full story...

Case study: Louis Vuitton explains ‘The Art of Packing’


This interactive ad from Louis Vuitton makes smart use of the brand’s luxury image, targeting high-end shoppers ahead of the holiday season. But why was it developed in Flash, alienating affluent iPhone and iPad users? This case study looks at the pros and cons of the fashion brands latest foray into digital marketing.

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Brand: Louis Vuitton | Country: Sweden| Agency: Kokokaka | Sector: Clothing, Retail | Format: Web, Video

14/09/2012  |  Full story...

Mobile Case Study: Foot Asylum boosts mobile sales 500% after site revamp


At the end of last year, Footwear retailer Foot Asylum underwent a major revamp of its mobile site, with simpler navigation and more incentives to buy the products. This case study shows how the shop saw its mobile sales increase a massive 500%, even bucking seasonal dips. The challenge for Foot Asylum was to take advantage of the increased mobile traffic they were receiving. They enlisted One Iota to design and build a fully optimised mobile site. This made navigation simple and provided an intuitive way to add products to the basket as well as the ability to checkout with ease. Revenue generated by mobile handsets has increased by a staggering 500% from August – February.

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Brand: Foot Asylum | Media: Mobile | Country: UK |Sector: FMCG | Agency: One Iota, Affiliate Window| Format: Mobile

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20/07/2012  |  Full story...

Social media case study- Beauty retailer Sephora mixes in-store, mobile and online to build brand love


Looking for a retail brand who has made best use of digital media to enhance the shopping experience? Then look no further than Sephora. This US-based beauty retailer has been incredibly savvy at seamlessly integrating all the latest web, social and mobile media platforms with the physical store to drive customer engagement and sales. They have cleverly leveraged social media – through Facebook, Twitter and more recently Pinterest – to build an on-going dialogue with a large and loyal online fan-base of beauty lovers. They have developed mobile, tablet and in-store digital media platforms to interweave the online / offline shopping journey.

27/06/2012  |  Full story...

Case Study: Adidas | Media: MSN | Sector: Clothing | Objective: Engagement, lead generation, direct response, integration | Format: Online game

adidas.jpgSupporting its integrated ‘Predator vs F50’ campaign through a Windows Live Messenger game proved a winning formula for adidas, with the online platform a key player in driving consumer interaction – and registrations for the campaign’s star-studded ‘Predator vs F50’ contest.

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Case Study: French Connection - FCUK | Media: MSN | Country: UK | Sector: Clothing | Objective: Brand awareness, brand repositioning, buzz | Format: In-game advertising

FCUK.jpgIn-game advertising on the Massive network provided the genuine buzz needed to establish FCUK as a leading fashion brand for young men. Previously used as a campaign slogan by clothing brand French Connection, the big rises in awareness and word-of-mouth recommendation delivered by the campaign helped to establish FCUK as a brand in its own right.

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Case Study: H&M | Media:MSN | Country: Norway | Sector: Clothing | Objective: Engagement, buzz, cut-through, trend creation | Format: Social media

A bold campaign from H&M in co-operation with Costume magazine and MSN was created to engage fashion bloggers in Norway. The brand’s fashion blogging contest drew a fantastic response rate, with 700 bloggers taking part from across the country, and acted as the centrepiece of a successful integrated campaign.

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