• How To Master Mother's Day
    Mother's Day is the third-largest retail holiday in the US according to data from eMarketer. Last year, the average US consumer spent $173 (up from $163 in 2014) on presents for mom, for a combined total of $21.2 billion on Mother's Day gifting according to the National Retail Federation.
  • Show Support When You Market To Mom
    Selfless. Strong. Beautiful. Determined. What else comes to mind when you think about your mom? Can you remember the last time you told her? Insights show that she would celebrate the supportive words.
  • The Un-Mother's Day
    No Engage:Moms post would be complete without talking about Mother's Day on May 8th this year. In 2015, over $20 billion was spent on cards, flowers, jewelry and other gifts according to the National Retail Federation. But what do moms really want and how can marketers reach them for a new holiday I'm calling the "un-Mother's Day"?
  • What Does Mom Really Want For Mother's Day?
    Retailers and manufacturers primed for Mother's Day sales, listen up! Moms are not that interested in what you have to offer.
  • Get Ready To Tackle The Mash Up Trend In Families
    Moms across the country are constantly navigating unknown territory and uncertain circumstances as they raise their kids, maintain a household, and juggle a variety of responsibilities. As the younger Millennials and Generation Z grow older in these homes, their mothers are working to catch up and understand their kids' needs - in doing so, they look to various sources of information including, potentially, your brand.
  • 3 Ways Smart CPG Brands Are Building Stronger Relationships With Customers
    CPG products and brand-consumer relationships are fundamentally different than any other category. CPG products are used intimately, actually going on and being ingested into customers' bodies, arguably building and requiring a much closer connection with customers.
  • Tapping Into The Sisterhood Of Motherhood
    "Off to Chicago for 2 day business trip. I could hear my kids crying as I closed the front door to catch my Uber this morning. I waited until we had pulled away before I started to cry. I hate leaving them!" wrote a mom I know from a private Facebook group recently.
  • What Moms Really Want For Mother's Day
    Even though Mother's Day is two months away, holiday merchandise is starting to hit stores. Chocolates, flowers, restaurant dinners and spa certificates will be handed out to the tune of $22+ billion this Mother's Day. That's right: $22 billion with an average of $172+ being spent individually on each mom, according to the National Retail Federation's 2015 Mother's Day spending report. But are those things moms really want?
  • Spending Is Hopping This Easter
    Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail with billions of dollars in his basket. In a survey report released this week by the National Retail Federation (NRF), an Easter 2016 spending estimate of $17.3 billion will be the highest in the survey's 13-year history. Who is leading the charge to store cash registers and online checkout buttons? Of course, it's moms, who are giving marketers a clear direction on the importance of all holidays to earn their business.
  • How Grocery Stores Are Evolving To Meet Mom's Needs
    There is no doubt that the shopping habits of moms are changing, but how is the industry changing to meet her needs? Below are four ways that grocers are evolving to meet the new needs of shoppers according to Meg Major, chief content editor for "Progressive Grocer."
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