Some quick info hits to keep you up-to-date, including the percentage of databases that are barely functional.
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Fashion brands are boosting their customer acquisition efforts targeting young consumers, seeking to gain customers with high lifetime values and purchase frequency before they become adults. Adidas launched a marketing campaign on March 16 via agency Sid Lee, focused on acquiring teenage customers.
Company of the Week
SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As part of IMS Health, SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling data for over 2 million healthcare providers, including 800,000+ prescribers. SK&A's data supports research and marketing initiatives for life sciences, medical device, managed healthcare, direct marketing, publishing, education and more. SK&A's proprietary databases are telephone-verified twice per year from its world class Research Centers. SK&A enables multi-channel marketing and sets the standard for data quality and reliability. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare, publishing and pharmaceutical institutions.
SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As ...