SBGC Results

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1. Case Study: Starting a B2B Gift Card Program

Marketing Strategies to Grow Gift Card Sales:
National retailer entered B2B market with no sales or presence in the gift card space

  • Secured partnerships with key B2B buyers/resellers
  • Increased B2B marketing impressions to over 2 Million in 2013
  • Acquired presence in over 300 3rd party locations such as grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacy
  • Overall sales growth in 2013 was 10X the sales after the 2008 inaugural year

Sales in 3rd party locations continues to grow 25% per year

2. Case Study: Third Party Analysis

Managing Third Party Sales: Data Analysis
National and regional retailers wanted to better understand opportunities in the grocery, convenience, big box, and pharmacy third party gift card distribution channels

  • Streamlined reporting for client to present overall sales picture to senior management
  • Contacted stores that had no inventory to determine accuracy in distribution
    • Sales increased by 63% when “$0“ sale doors were contacted
  • Identified opportunities for promotions within key distribution partners
    • Example: Convenience stores
  • Coordinated partnership marketing efforts to cross-promote brands

Results