Ralph Lauren plans to close stores and slash its North America corporate office space up to 30%, as teams embrace “new ways of working” and it pivots resources. It’s also investing in new digital consumer experiences, such as augmented reality.
While it’s unclear what the state of trick-or-treating will be this Halloween, candy companies are wasting no time in engaging consumers in brand-new ways this year. Ferrara is already tapping new tech in order to engage consumers during the scary season, including leaning into the rise of at-home and mobile gaming.
Barefoot Wine has teamed with the Black Eyed Peas for its first augmented reality-powered marketing campaign.
Under the campaign, consumers can scan the QR code on Barefoot and Black Eyed Peas “Band Together” displays at retail, directing their smartphones to a dedicated website.
The digital native, hair color brand is planning to franchise and aggressively expand its brick-and-mortar Madison Reed Color Bars under a new joint venture with Ann Arbor, MI-based consulting firm Franworth.