Email is an ever-evolving channel. As technology keeps advancing, new email innovations continually emerge. However, many marketers are leery about including them in their programs because they don’t understand how these innovations work.
Epsilon’s Retail Strategic Consulting practice counsels clients on CRM and loyalty strategies that help drive profitable growth. Advising on best practices to optimize customer acquisition, retention and personalization, the team helps clients navigate through customer-centric transformation. This Meet a Marketing Expert series is designed to pull the curtain back on new viewpoints from across Epsilon, its affiliates and partners, on deepening customer intelligence and implementing programs with impact.
Most retailers are collecting emails from newsletter signups, ecommerce, loyalty program signups and e-receipts. According to recent research, 38 percent of consumers report having two email addresses and 31 percent report having three to four addresses. But with disparate databases and volumes of customer records—some old, some new and others incomplete – how do you know if you’re reaching customers not only in the right channel but via their preferred email?